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Welcome to the website for the Town of Litchfield, Maine.  Litchfield is located 16 miles southwest of Augusta in southern Kennebec County.  The current estimate of population (in 2010) is 3,624.

Early settlement of the town began before the Revolutionary War and occurred around the ponds, lakes, and streams.  In 1793, the Town was organized as a political entity as Smithfield Plantation.  In 1795, the Plantation successfully petitioned the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and became incorporated as the Town of Litchfield.

To download a map of Litchfield, click on:  MAP link

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Informational Meeting–Upper Pond Road Reconstruction

There will be an informational meeting on Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, at the Litchfield Town Office, during the regular Select Board meeting which starts at 6:30 p.m.

The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the reconstruction of Upper Pond Road and to review the report prepared by Calderwood Engineering relative to this work.

ALL UPPER POND ROAD RESIDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.

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Special Town Meeting

on Monday, January 23, 2017

at the Litchfield Town Office

at 6:45 p.m.

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Opening on Board of Selectmen

Nomination papers are available on Tue., Jan. 17, 2017, for a vacancy on the Board of Selectmen.  Nomination papers must be returned no later than Thu., Feb. 16, 2017, at 6 p.m.  The term is from March 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  A special election will be held on Tue., March 7, 2017, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Litchfield Town Office.

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Rabies Clinic

Sat., March 11, 2017, 8-11 a.m.

Central Fire Station, 2407 Hallowell RD, Litchfield, ME, 04350

Cost of vaccination:  $20 ($5 from this fee benefits the Fuel Fund.)

Nail trimming/massage for your pet is available for $5.

You can license your dog at the clinic.

Please have dogs on a leash and cats in a box or carrier.

If you would like to volunteer, please contact the Litchfield Town Office at 268-4721.

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Front Office Job Opening

The town has a full-time position available in the front office.

Please contact the town manager (268-4721) for additional information.

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January Select Board Meetings:

Monday, January 9, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office

Monday, January 23, 2017, 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office

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January Planning Board Meeting:

Thursday, January 5, 2017, at 6 p.m., at the Town Office

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Wanted for the Appeals Board

The Litchfield Appeals Board is in immediate need of one permanent member.  If interested, contact the Town Office (268-4721).

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Wanted for the Planning Board

The Litchfield Planning Board is in immediate need of two associate members.  If interested, contact the Town Office (268-4721).

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Transfer Station Hours of Operation

Effective Friday, June 3, 2016, the Transfer Station will be observing the following hours of operation:

Fridays and Saturdays:  8 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Transfer Station Swap Shop Hours of Operation

Effective Friday, June 3, 2016, the Transfer Station Swap Shop will be observing the following hours of operation:

Fridays and Saturdays:  10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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New Transfer Station Disposal Fees

Effective Friday, October 2, 2015, the Transfer Station will be enforcing the following disposal fees:

Item and Unit Price

Refrigerator – $10.00

Freezer – $10.00

A/C – $10.00

Dehumidifier – $10.00

Tires (up to 17”) – $2.00

TV (up to 19”) – $3.00

TV (19”-30”) – $5.00

TV (30” and over) – $10.00

TV (Console) – $15.00

Computers – $5.00

Printer/Fax – $5.00

Mattress – $5.00

Box Spring – $5.00

Couch/Loveseat – $10.00

Couch w/Bed – $15.00

Chair/Recliner – $5.00

Rug (5’x10’) – $10.00

Rug Pad (5’x10’) – $5.00

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RSU4 – Bus Drivers Wanted

WANTED:   RSU4 is looking for bus drivers.  Check the RSU4 website (click here:  RSU #4 Website)

for a description and “non-teaching application” under RSU #4 Info-Employment.

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Fire Department Information

For information about volunteering, visit the department’s page by clicking here:  Fire Department

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Final 2013 Comprehensive Plan

Click on the following link to view the final 2013 Comprehensive Plan, adopted at the 2013 town meeting:  Final 2013 Comprehensive Plan

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 Litchfield Town Office

2400 Hallowell Road

Litchfield, Maine 04350

Telephone (207)268-4721  Fax (207)268-2196

OFFICE HOURS:

Monday 8:30am – 7:00pm

Tuesday 8:30am – 6:00pm

Wednesday 8:30am – 6:00pm

Thursday 8:30am – 6:00pm

CLOSED FRIDAY

To apply to work for the Town of Litchfield, download the application here.

For help or general information please visit our General Assistance Information page.

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