Town of Stonington, Maine 

Town Hall


Pondering where to park? Looking for a place for lunch? Searching for shops or galleries? Check out our 2013 Stonington Map, compliments of Stonington Economic Development.


 

Town of Stonington Now Accepts Credit/Debit Cards!

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Credit Card Payments Made in Office or via Telephone

Stonington now offers the convenience of accepting MasterCard, Discover, American Express and Visa credit cards for all transactions.

The payment processing company charges a convenience fee of 2.45% (or $3.00 minimum) to cardholders who use this service.

Just stop by our office or give us a call at (207) 367-2351x12 to use your MasterCard, Discover Card,  American Express or Visa.

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Results of April 23, 2013 Community Forum on Downtown Stonington facilitated by Ron Beard of UMaine Cooperative extension.


The Official Stonington Visitor's Guide has an extensive listing of all Stonington businesses, information on parking and public restrooms, as well as special sections on where to eat, where to buy seafood, galleries, where to stay, how to get out on the water, etc.


 

Application for Employment

 


 

About Stonington

Stonington, Maine is a town located in Hancock County.  The area was settled in 1762 and was known as Green's Landing before it incorporated as a town on Febuary 18, 1897.  Green's Landing was originally a part of Deer Isle, Maine, and today the two towns create a dynamic island community.

Stonington offers visitors a look into the unique culture of downeast Maine. Stunning, unspoiled physical beauty abounds on the island and supports commercial and recreational activities. Stonington waters are home to a working fleet of more than 300 lobster boats and, in the summer, recreational boating and kayaking. In the late 1800's granite quarries from the island supplied stone to historic structures including John F. Kennedy's memorial at Arlington National Cemetary.  Today granite is still quarried on the island.

The foundation of the economy remains the lobster and fishing industy, with a unique   sense of place attracting artists and sightseers. In addition to being the state leader in pounds and dollar value of lobster landings, the island hosts an array of hiking trail opportunities, including the Crockett Cove Woods, which consists of 100 acres of self-guiding nature trails and bird watching opportunities. A vibrant working waterfront is present on the island and supplies local restaurants with fresh lobster. The Isle au Haut mail boat travels from Stonington Harbor and provides access to the Isle au Haut station of Acadia National Park.

 

 

--Photo by Kathleen Billings-Pezaris

 

 


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2013 Annual Report

2013 Annual Report pg 67-A (final page of proposed budget)

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 Stonington Town Office

hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

phone: 207-367-2351

fax: 207-367-6361

address: 32 Main Street, PO Box 9, Stonington, ME 04681


Selectmen's Meetings

Monday nights 7 p.m. on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall 


Code Enforcement & Health Officer

Judy Jenkins

Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

207-367-2351 x 11 


Animal Control Officer  

Please call Derek Crocker, ACO, for Animal Control concerns. Derek can be contacted by calling 207-266-5369. 


Taxes

Taxes are due August 31st , 2014

A 1% Discount is available on taxes paid in full within 30 days of commitment.

Starting September 1, 2014 interest will be charged at a rate of 7%

 


 

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