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Dog Licenses Due Jan. 31


It's time to register your pooch! All dogs over the age of six months are required to be licensed by Maine State Statute. You must provide a valid rabies certificate, along with proof of neutering or spaying. FeesMale/Female: $11Neutered/Spayed: $6Late Fee After January 31st is an additional $25 pe…

Free Trolley Caroling Starts December 3


Free trolley caroling is back this year thanks to a partnership between the City of Bath and Main Street Bath!The trolley will depart every half hour from Bath City Hall (55 Front Street) from 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on:Friday & Saturday, December 3 and 4Friday & Saturday, December 10 and 11…

Chess/Checkers Tables Installed in Downtown Bath


Chess Tables Installed at Elm Street Plaza Courtesy of Age-Friendly Communities of the Lower KennebecAge-Friendly Communities of the Lower Kennebec, a grassroots organization which works within Bath, Arrowsic, Georgetown, Phippsburg, West Bath and Woolwich, has installed community chess tables in d…

Winter Parking Ban Starts Nov. 15


Annual Winter Parking Ban (Nov. 15 - Mar. 15):It will be unlawful for the operator or owner to cause, allow, or permit any vehicle to be parked on any street within the City of Bath for a period of time longer than 30 minutes between the hours of 12:00 a.m. (Midnight) and 6:00 a.m. of any day, from…

Nov. 2 2021 Election Results


Here are the election results from the November 2, 2021, election, as ratified by City Council on November 3:Election Results

Bath City Council Hires New City Manager


From Bath City Council: Bath, ME (October 27, 2021) - Marc Meyers will be Bath’s new city manager, beginning Nov. 3. The former assistant city manager served as the interim chief administrator since Aug. 20, following the retirement of Peter Owen, who oversaw the city’s departments and staff since …

City Bus North Route Detour


Due to construction on Commercial Street, the City Bus North Route will be altered through the end of November. On its return to City Hall, the bus will no longer turn down Summer Street (by the Patten Free Library) and connect with Commercial Street. Instead, the bus will continue down Washington …

2022 Facade Improvement Grant Program


Applications are now available for the City of Bath’s Façade Improvement Grant Program 2022 grant period. The deadline to apply for 2022 grants is Dec.31, 2021, at 4:30 p.m. The program promotes economic development and stimulate business opportunities through a public-private partnership that offe…

Citizen Involvement Day Award Winners


We are happy to announce the award winners of this year's Citizen Involvement Day, held Saturday, October 9, 2021. Congratulations to this year's recipients, and thank you for all you do for Bath! Citizen of the Year: Antonio “Tony Dancer” GarretonTony Garreton is a well-known face who brings heart…

Commercial Street Sidewalk Project


The City of Bath applied for a grant from the Maine Department of Transportation in 2011 for funds to construct a sidewalk on the east side of Commercial Street between the Sagadahoc Bridge and Broad Street. After a long design and review period, the project is finally coming to construction. The w…

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