Town Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
*Closed weekends and holidays
19 Danforth St. Norway, Maine 04268
Phone: (207) 743-6651 Fax: (207) 743-5307
Norway Select Board Meetings are always the first and third Thursdays of the month at 7PM at the Norway Town Office. Norway Planning Board Meetings are always held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month, at 7PM at the Norway Town Office.
Shared from Norway Parks and Recreation Director Deb Partridge: The public is invited to the dedication of Longley Park Square which will take place on Friday, May 5th, at 4:30pm at the kiosk area. From April 1st to June 15th from the upstream side of Main Street to the downstream dam by Aubuchon on Rte 26 is open to fishing only for persons under age 16 or persons holding an eligible complimentary fishing license. Restricted to two lines per person. Daily limit on trout:2 fish.
The tennis nets are up at the Cottage Street Recreation Area. Those who wish to play tennis or pickleball are to come to the Town Office to obtain a key for access. This applies to individuals as well as those who participate in leagues/weekly play. Fees for the summer are $20 for Norway residents and Norway taxpayers and $50 for non-residents/non-taxpayers. Fees go to the upkeep of the courts.
A reminder taxes are due on May 22nd.
The Norway Parks & Recreation Department would like to invite everyone to the 10th Annual Don Butters Memorial Game at the Lovejoy Farm Sports Complex Thursday, May 25th. The Ceremony starts at 5:30pm; games are at 6pm.
The Norway Family Fishing Festival will be held on Saturday June 3rd from 8am-11am rain or shine at Butters Park. For your planning purposes, the Norway Swim Program will run on June 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, July 5, 6, 7.
Proposals Sought for Maintenance of the Norway Gardens! The proposal will cover the care and maintenance the flower gardens and garden areas along Main Street, starting from the median garden at the head of Main Street near Aubuchon, The area across from the Legion Hall at the Guy E Rowe School, the garden by Norway Brewing Company, the flowers around the fountain at the fire station, the garden surrounding the municipal parking area on the corner of Cottage Street, the kiosk area and surrounding gardens, and ending at the west side of Butters Park, 7 areas in all, as well as the gardens of Water Street parking area and on both sides of the foot bridge for the spring, summer and fall seasons of 2017.
Payments will be made for the work over a twelve month period starting and ending in May. Care and maintenance includes annual mulching, routine weeding, trimming, pruning, and cleanup. Application of fresh dark mulch in the spring; edge annually; tend, weed and deadhead 2x per month; and trim all shrubs & fruit trees annually; as well as conduct garden winterization and fall/spring garden cleanups. The proposal shall include mulch, fertilizer (if allowed), tax, delivery & labor of up to 24 yards total. The spring cleanup will include the removal and disposal of winter sand; fall cleanup will include winterizing gardens and disposing of all organic material. All proposals must include the cost of insurance and proof of worker’s comp coverage. Please submit to David Holt, Town Manager, 19 Danforth St., Norway, Maine 04268, along with references, before 5:00 pm Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
From Norway Town Manager David Holt: Have you been thinking about ways to give back to the community? How about joining a Town Committee/Board? We currently have openings on the Norway Budget Committee. Share your knowledge and experience to help make good decisions for our Town. If you are interested in serving on the Norway Budget Committee, please call the Town Office at 743-6651 to inquire. The Town of Norway also has the following vacancies:
- Selectmen – There are two three-year-term vacancies
- SAD 17 Director – One three-year-term vacancy
- Trustees of Norway Memorial Library: Two three-year-term vacancies
Nomination papers for those seeking to fill those vacancies will be available at the Town Office beginning Monday, March 20th. Nomination papers must be returned to the Norway Town Office no later than May 1st, with at least 25 and no more than 100 signatures of Norway Registered Voters. Persons who submit the nomination papers, containing the required signatures, will be placed on the June 13, 2017 Norway Election Ballot.
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