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Town of Porter, Maine

71 Main Street, Porter, Maine 04068

Tel: (207) 625-8344 Fax (207) 625-4120


* The Office is only. open on the first Saturday of the month

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Municipal Building info:
 71 Main Street
Porter, Maine 04068
Tel:  207-625-8344
Fax: 207-625-4120
Web: www.portermaine.org


Porter  is located fifty (50) miles southwest of Paris in the southern end of  Oxford County. Formerly called Porterfield Plantation.  It was settled  about 1781 and named for Dr. Aaron Porter, and was incorporated on  February 20, 1807.

Our  population is 1498, and we are part of Maine School Administrative  District 55 along with the towns of Baldwin, Cornish, Hiram, and  Parsonsfield.

Porter Town Hall Dedication

Saturday July 21, 2018 at 1: PM

  • The Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Maine and his Suite in conjunction with Greenleaf Lodge #117 and Drummond Lodge #118 will be conducting a Cornerstone Ceremony at the Porter Town Hall to dedicate the building to the Citizens of Porter.
  • Light refreshments will be served after the ceremony.

TOWN OF PORTER Town Treasurer Wanted


The Town of Porter is seeking applicants to fill the position of Town Treasurer and Deputy Town Clerk /Tax Collector.  Responsibilities will include assisting with the collection of taxes, preparation and execution of motor vehicle registrations, transfers and other transactions required by State law for motor vehicles and trailers as well as assisting with issuing birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, dog licenses, absentee ballots, game licenses, preparation of monthly and annual financial reports, Monitor town funds, respond to taxpayer inquiries regarding tax liens and foreclosures.  This position requires public contact, the handling of money, a high level of professionalism, a positive image, and the ability to handle a multitude of tasks to ensure the public is served efficiently and effectively. This position is for a 30+ hour week. 

Prior experience in a professional work environment; working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office Suite including WORD and EXCEL, the ability to handle sensitive issues involving the public with tactfulness, customer service skills and telephone experience.  Preference may be given to applicants with prior experience working with Municipal and State systems such as TRIO and MOSES.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, resume and the completed Town of Porter Employment Application to:  Town of Porter 

71 Main Street

Porter, Maine 04068

Applications available at Porter Town Office or on the Town website  ( click below ) and must be returned by 3 PM, August 7, 2018


A college degree in finance, business administration or comparable work experience in a related field.

Wages will be commensurate with experience and local conditions; health benefits available. Position starts on or after August 14, 2018.

Town Office hours Tue.: 9AM to 6PM, Wed. & Thu.: 9AM to 3PM, Fri.: 9AM to 6PM.

Town of Porter Employment Application (docx)


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The following photos are of the installation of the solar panels

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