Please be take note of the following changes to the Holiday Trash Pick Up Schedule:
Christmas - Thursday, December 25th
Collection will be on Saturday, December 27th
New Years - Thursday, January 1st
Collection will be on the following Thursday, January 8th
For questions or concerns, please contact Nathan White at 207-653-3641.
All nonemergency municipal offices will be closed on the below schedule regarding observance of the following holidays:
- Closing at Noon on Wednesday, December 24th
- Closed December 25th - 26th (Thursday & Friday)
- Closing at Noon on Wednesday, December 31st
- Closed on Thursday, January 1st
We wish everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season. Please take advantage of the online renewal services.
Raymond Management and Staff
- On September 2, 2014, the Board of Selectmen voted to include a referendum question on the November 4, 2014 ballot in response to a petition started this past January with 352 valid signatures (9/3/2014) in accordance with Title 20 MRSA §1466.
- On November 4, 2014, the referundum question regarding whether to withdraw from the RSU passed (SEE RESULTS). The Board of Selectmen will reviewing the materials required for Step 5 (see below).
The question would need to read:
“Do you favor filing a petition for withdrawal with the board of directors of regional school unit RSU14 and with the Commissioner of Education, authorizing the withdrawal committee to expend $25,000 and authorizing the Raymond Board of Selectmen to issue notes in the name of the Town of Raymond or otherwise pledge the credit of the Town of Raymond in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for this purpose?”
A Public Hearing was held on October 14, 2014 at 7:00 pm. To view the answers to the citizen questions Click Here.
For more information, please contact Town Manager Don Willard at 207-655-4742 x 131 or 207-650-9001.
- Portland Press Herald, Aug. 12, 2014
- Portland Press Herald, Sept. 3, 2014
- Lakes Region Weekly, Sept. 4, 2014
- Lakes Region Weekly, Sept. 12, 2014
- Windham Eagle, Oct. 23, 2014
- Lakes Region Weekly, Nov. 5, 2014
- Bridgton News, Nov. 6, 2014
- Lakes Region Weekly, Nov. 14, 2014
October 12, 2014 Public Hearing:
For an outline of the process click HERE for a PDF (Updated 11/24/14)
Thank you to all who submitted responses to the 2014 Community Survey. Tentatively, results will be presented at the January Board of Selectmen's meeting.
The Town of Raymond is also seeking a volunteer group of 9-15 concerned Raymond citizens to work on the RSU Withdrawal Study Subcommittee. This group will be the driving force in the investigation process and supporting the Withdrawal Committee as it proceeds forward with the RSU Withdrawal Process. Any and all are encouraged to to participate and background in accounting, school administration, and budgets are a plus.
Application can be found HERE or picked up at the Town Office during normal business hours.
Please return completed forms to:
Sue Look, Town Clerk
Town of Raymond
401 Webbs Mills Road
Raymond, Maine 04071
Citizens seeking to burn brush, wood debris or agricultural fields now have the option to obtain their open burning permits electronically. The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Forestry announced that it has expanded the online burn permit system statewide. Traditional hand-written burn permits are still available, but the online system allows permits to be acquired 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, providing that the fire danger is not high.
The Town of Raymond is seeking one member to serve on the Planning Board, which meets the second Wednesday of the month as needed.
As well as an alternate to serve on the Zoning Board of Appeals, which meets on the last Monday of the month as needed.
Please contact Sue Look, Town Clerk, at 655-4742 x 121 for more information or to apply.
Call for Photos
We’re seeking photos of local scenery and activities for this year's Town Report and also to create a slideshow for the town website. If you'd like attribution in the Report, please be sure to include your name; the locale or activity would be helpful, too. For the website slideshow, we'd prefer to run the photos without text, so please specify that both uses are either OK or not. The formats should be jpg, jpeg, png, tif, or gif. Send them as e-mail attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org, or e-mail John to discuss other delivery methods. Thank you!
The bus service operates five days a week serving the Rte. 302 corridor from Naples to Portland. The list of bus stops, a map and schedule are below. Bus service will be provided in two shifts, from 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 and 3:00 p.m. to 8:20 p.m. RTP will be using a 22 passenger diesel-hybrid bus for the route. The bus provides wheel chair accessibility and has a bike rack. See RTP website for additional current information, including updated schedules, fares, and stops.
(Click to browse brochure for fares and route information)
(PDF Version Available HERE)
(Information as of 09-23-14)
The "Be the Influence" campaign's mission is to promote community collaboration and positive choices in an effort to reduce substance use and abuse.
Their Vision is to:
- Provide support and resources to all stakeholders
- Communicate consistent messages given in and to our community
- Support positive and healthy choices
- Assure young adults that they live in a community that cares about them
- Raise awareness that Decisions Matter... Be the Influence
For more information visit the website.
- Town of Windham
- Windham Police Department
- Maine Sheriff's Association
- Lakes Region Weekly
- RSU #14
- Sebago Lakes Region Chamber of Commerce
- The Opportunity Alliance
The Town of Raymond and Raymond Public Safety Department have compiled a firework safety brochure (PDF Version). Hardcopies will be available at the Town Office, Public Safety Building and various real estate and shopping/dining locations around town!
Central Maine Power, a subsidiary of Iberdrola USA, will perform tree trimming work in 16 communities in Southern Maine over the coming weeks. The work along utility lines is part of a $25 million annual vegetation management program to improve the reliability of its transmission and distribution lines.