Town of Raymond Public Calendar

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Table of Contents

  • Absentee Ballots Available Next Week
  • Election Day
  • Mill Street Closure Notice
  • Drug Take-Back Event
  • Raymond Fire Rescue Citizen Academy
  • Loans for Drought Related Costs
  • Board of Assessment Review Openings
  • Planning Board Member Needed
  • Columbus Day - Office Closed
  • Veterans' Day - Office Closed
  • Thanksgiving - Office Closed
  • Christmas Day - Office Closed
  • Christmas Holiday Observed - Office Closed


Absentee Ballots Available Next Week


Absentee ballots will be available next week here at the Town Office.  You can either request one be mailed to you or come in to pick yours up and vote here if you would like.  The deadline for absentee voting is November 3rd. For more information please contact the Town Clerk, Sue Look at 655-4742 x 121 or

Election Day

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
7:00am to 8:00pm


Jordan Small Middle School Gymnasium

423 Webbs Mills Rd

Raymond  ME  04071


Mill Street Closure Notice


Please be advised that Mill Street will be closed to thru traffic starting Monday October 3rd to Friday October 7th from 7:00am to 4:00pm daily for paving. For more information please contact the Public Works Director, Nathan White at 653-3641.

Drug Take-Back Event


The Cumberland County Sheriffs Office will be conducting a Drug Take-Back event on October 22, 2016, from 10am to 2pm at the Raymond Public Safety Building (1443 Roosevelt Trail, Raymond, ME 04071).


Raymond Fire Rescue Citizen Academy


We are excited to have you join us for an introduction to the life of a Firefighter / EMS provider at Raymond Fire Rescue Department.


October 15, 2016

8:30 AM – 1 PM
RFRD Public Safety Building
1443 Roosevelt Trail

Morning snacks and lunch will be provided.


Please RSVP to Chief Bruce Tupper at or RFRD @ 655-1187 no later than October 10, 2016 so that we may plan events and food accordingly.




Loans for Drought Related Costs


The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations in Maine as a result of the drought that began on July 5, 2016.


This disaster declaration includes the following counties: Cumberland, Oxford and York counties located in Maine.


The loan amount can be up to $2 million with interest rates of 2.625 percent for private nonprofit organizations and 4 percent for small businesses, with terms up to 30 years.


Applicants may apply online using the Electronic Loan Application (ELA) via SBA’s secure website at


For other application methods and instructions click HERE.


Completed loan applications must be returned to SBA no later than May 1, 2017.


Board of Assessment Review Openings


The Town of Raymond has 4 openings on the Board of Assessment Review.  This board hears appeals of assessment decisions.  The board only meets when necessary and has not met in the past 4 years.  If you are interested please fill out an application and submit it to the Town Clerk at or Town Clerk, 401 Webbs Mills Rd, Raymond  ME  04071, for consideration by the Board of Selectmen.


Thank you!


Planning Board Member Needed


The Town of Raymond is seeking a volunteer to be a member of the Planning Board.


If you are interested in guiding the orderly development of the Town of Raymond, as well as ensuring the environmental protection of our 5 ponds and 2 lakes, then this is the opportunity for you!  The Planning Board enforces the Land Use Ordinance and has a hand annually in developing future ordinances and changing existing ordiances. 


If you care about your town and want to have a hand in its protection, then this is the place for you.  Background in municipal planning, development, real estate, building, etc. each have something to add to the Planning Board as well.  Meetings are held at 7:00 pm the second Wednesday of the month (public invited) at the Raymond Broadcast Studio.


For an application click HERE or call 655-4742 for more information.


Columbus Day - Office Closed


Monday, October 10, 2016 -

8:00am to 8:00pm

Veterans' Day - Office Closed

Friday, November 11, 2016 -
8:00am to 8:00pm

Thanksgiving - Office Closed

Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 8:00am to Friday, November 25, 2016 - 8:00pm

Christmas Day - Office Closed

Sunday, December 25, 2016 -
8:00am to 8:00pm

Christmas Holiday Observed - Office Closed

Friday, December 23, 2016 -
8:30am to 4:00pm


Due to Christmas Day being on a weekend, the Town Office will be closed all day on December 23rd.