Tuesday, 10:30 – 7:00
Wednesday, 8:30 – 4:30
Thursday, 8:30 – 3:00
Friday, 9:00 – 1:00
Saturday, 9:00 – 12:00
Photos by Bob Runes
We are looking for interested residents to volunteer to join these important committees.
Contact us at the Town Office for detailed descriptions of these committees and to SIGN UP!
If you are interested, please submit a letter or an email to the attention of the Select Board.
Board of Appeals
The Sumner Planning Board meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 pm
Please let us know your experience and opinions:
Print off and return to the Town Office or Copy/Paste and send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Ari Silverman and Maureen Searles are pictured here on Bottle Drive Day.
Increase Robinson Library and Neighborhood House
The Increase Robinson Library and Neighborhood House has closed for the 2018 season. The Trustees and volunteers extend a sincere thank you to all who visited, toured and borrowed books. A great deal of cleaning and organizing took place this summer, and there are big plans for 2019. Anyone in need of information can send a request to: Diana <email@example.com>, Kathryn <Kathryn@IncreaseRobinsonLibrary.org>, or <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Also, when there is a vehicle in the yard, knock on the door and you will be welcomed inside. The Library will open again in June 2019 (there is no heat source).
You may now re-register your Motor vehicle on-line through the State of Maine website at:
Hunting & Fishing License & Re-register ATV, Boats, and Snow Machines:
You may re-register ATV’s, Boats, and Snow Machines as well as purchase Hunting and Fishing Licenses Sumner is in Wildlife Management Districts 12 and 15.
For more detailed information click on the Hunting or Recreational Vehicle tabs at:
Chandler Bridge on River Rd will be closed to all traffic as of June 1st, 2017- Based on a bridge inspection and recommendation from MaineDOT, the Chandler Bridge that carries River Road will be closed to all traffic in the next few weeks. Replacing the bridge would be costly and not appropriate for a public road at this time.
If you have any road questions or concerns, please contact Road Commissioner Andy Wickson at: 207-515-1124
Transfer Station permits – We have stickers available. When registering a new-to-you vehicle, we will be happy to issue you a new sticker!
Burn permits are available on-line. See www.maineburnpermit.com There is a $7 fee for an on-line permit. You can still contact our local firemen and receive a permit at no cost.
Sumner Post Office Information
The Post Office window hours are:
Monday-Friday, 7-10 a.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8-11 a.m.
Property Record Cards are in the Planning Board Room in Map Order folders. Tax maps and the Commitment Book are also in the Planning Board Room. For copies or to see the working property cards, please ask in the Office.
The Animal Welfare Society and the Cleo Fund are offering services with participating local veterinary clinics to spay/neuter, health exams and rabies shots at a reduced rate for income-qualified cat owners with a $20.00 contribution requested but not required. Feral and community cats will be spayed or neutered at the clinics for no charge. To obtain vouchers, please call the Cleo Fund at (207)773-6221.
Select Board 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
Planning Board 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Fire Department 2nd and 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
Sumner Volunteer Firefighter Training: 2nd Thursday in the Fire Barn at 6:30 p.m.
Comprehensive Plan View Here: Comprehensive Plan Update
Swap Shop: Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon; Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; during winter, weather permitting
Oxford County Sheriff’s Department 1-800-733-1421
Animal Control Officer Ozzie Hart 357-2818
Kozy Kennelz Animal Shelter 212-6677
Maine’s Job Bank free service www.mainecareercenter.com