Please slow down at work construction sites
Oxford County Sheriff 207-743-9554
Oxford County Emergency Management 207-743-6336
Nationwide Runaway Hotline 1-800-786-2929
National Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-422-4453
National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233
Center for Missing and Exploited Children 1-800-843-5678
National Poison Control Center 1-800-222-1222
National Substance Abuse Helpline 1-800-662-4357
The Porter Town Office
will be closed Saturday, July 2 thru
Tuesday, July 5 for the July 4 holiday.
We will reopen Wednesday, July 6.
Have a safe and enjoyable holiday.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to Title 17 M.R.S. §§ 2851-2859
The Town of Porter, Maine will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday July 20, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Town Office located at 71 Main Street, Porter, ME 04068. The purpose of this public hearing is to hear all persons interested in the condition of the Property, and herein described (click below), which is alleged to be a nuisance and dangerous building within the meaning of 17 M.R.S. § 2851.
Our local Grateful Undead group is setting up a phone buddy system to help older residents who are alone at home and would like someone to check in regularly to give them someone to talk to, someone who can know they are safe, and if not, to get them assistance. This buddy system is entirely voluntary, and anyone may participate to make calls, and is voluntary for older residents who would like to receive calls.
If you know of someone who might be interested, have them call our Porter contact person, Kathy Chaiklin , at 625-8030.
If you know someone having trouble affording the cost of internet service, tell them about this program. Click below for more details.
The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service.
We now are accepting credit cards in the office with the condition of a 2.5% fee for transactions over $40 and a $1 fee for under $40*
2022 DOG LICENSES ARE AVAILABLE
All dogs over 6 months of age are required by law to be licensed.
Please bring the current Maine Rabies & Neuter/Spay certificate if applicable.
A late fee of $25.00 will be charged
starting February 1, 2021
IT IS ILLEGAL FOR DOGS
LICENSED OR UNLICENSED TO RUN AT LARGE.
Please check the calendar regularly for upcoming events, meetings, public hearings, special town meetings, etc.
***HUNTING & FISHING LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR 2022**
Parking any vehicle within a plowed right-of-way during snow removal is prohibited by State law. Such vehicles will be towed at the owner’s expense.
If you notice a street light is out, please notify the Town office with the pole number and location so we can contact CMP to get it repaired
We have open positions on the Appeals Board. If you are interested, please stop in the Town Office for more details.
The Low Income Heating Assistance Program (LIHEAP) serves Oxford & Androscoggin counties.
If you are in need of fuel assistance you should contact Community Concepts at 1-800-866-5588. A representative from Community Concepts will be available at the Porter Town Hall Tuesday through Friday from October 9 through October 22 from 9am to 3pm to assist you. You must call to schedule an appointment.
However, if there are not a sufficient number of applications, appointments at the Porter Town Hall may be canceled.
For more information click the link below.