News Blast March 31, 2017

Durham Fire & Rescue Recommended replacement of Engine 22
Why is it time to replace Engine 22

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Literacy Volunteers-Androscoggin 19th Annual “Letters for Literacy” Scrabble Fest,


Sunday, April 23, 2017, 12:30-4 PM, at the Carriage House, 1119 Lisbon St., Lewiston, Maine

Teams collaborate using the same letter tray and compete in a round-robin format for three rounds of Scrabble. Players obtain pledges (similar to a walk-a-thon). The minimum for a team to participate is $60.00, or $15.00 per participant. There are great prizes for the players who raise the most money for Literacy Volunteers.

FYI:, (207) 333-4785,

Maine Flower Show

Warrant Information Session

If you missed the warrant information session on March 16th, here are two handouts from the session.
Fire Department Staffing (Warrant Article #19)
Solid Waste Curbside Collection (Warrant Articles #4 & #5)

Town Report 

Town Report Information

Animal Control Officer

The Town of Durham is seeking applications for the position of Animal Control Officer.  The successful applicant must either be certified by the State of Maine or be willing to become certified.  This position is paid a stipend.  Interested parties should submit an application to, Town Administrator, 630 Hallowell Road, Durham, ME 04222, or
Job Description



Photo Contest – Deadline extended to May 31st
With your attachment please include the following:
Image Category:
Photo Description:
Email Address:
Phone #:
Physical Address:
Please title image attachments in the following manner:  Last Name_Category.jpg
All images must be 2000 pixels minimum in length
Limit 3 images per category
Not a Durham Resident?  No problem!  Open to all Mainers!!
Please send submission to:

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Town Meeting

Town Meeting will start at 9am at the Durham Community School.

Monday,  April 3th, 2017

Comprehensive Plan Committee Meeting

The Comprehensive Plan Committee will be meeting at the Town office from at 6:30 pm.

Tuesday,  April 4th, 2017

Board of Selectmen’s Meeting

There will be a regular Selectmen’s Meeting held at the Town Office at 6:30pm.


Durham Eureka Community Center, corner of Route 9 and Route 136, hosts cribbage every Tuesday from 9 a.m.- noon.

Wednesday,  April 5th, 2017

Planning Board Meeting

There will be a meeting at the Town Office at 7pm.