Searsmont News

By Janette Brewster | Aug 29, 2014

Janette Brewster


Telephone: 342-2118

We are approaching a new month and a new school year. Things are busy already, it is hard to believe Labor Day weekend is already here. I hope you all have a safe and eventful weekend with your friends and families and enjoy the cool weather.

I have to say how happy and proud I am to be a resident of Searsmont. In case some may have not seen, there is the most excellent write up on our beautiful little town in Downeast Magazine this month. The pictures and write ups depict how fortunate and blessed we are to be a resident here and the great job Downeast did to clearly help to make us “shine!”

Searsmont Town News

The Animal Control Officers are asking that if you have livestock (cows, pigs and horses) in Searsmont, please let us know.  If we find an animal out of its yard it would help locate its home much quicker.

The State of Maine is offering disposal of Banned, Unusable Pesticides.  You must register to dispose of them by September 26, 2014.  Registration is mandatory – drop-ins are not permitted.  To register, get details and learn more information go to the BPC Web site at or call 207-287-2731.

Hazardous Waste and Banned, Unusable Pesticides are not permitted at the Transfer Station.

Tax bills are due September 30, 2014.  Interest begins October 1, 2014.

The transfer station is no longer open Wednesdays, it is only open Saturdays 8 A.M. – 3 P.M.


Sunday School  at the Searsmont United Methodist Church resumes - after summer recess - Sunday, September 7th.  It is held during the 9 A.M. worship service; children remain in the sanctuary until their special story time by the Rev. George L. Hodgkins, Jr., then go downstairs to Fellowship Hall for Sunday School.  They rejoin the congregation for the closing circle of blessing, and may be picked up around 10 A.M. by any parents who don't attend the worship service.  (Refreshments are served at the end of the church service.)   Bridget Winslow is Sunday School Superintendent; no pre-registration is required.

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