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News & Announcements


Budget Committee

The Budget Committee will begin meeting shortly after the holidays. We have two vacancies this year. If you are interested in serving, please reach out to the Town Office prior to December 19th.



The Town of Brownville is accepting applications for the following positions:

Part-Time Public Works Operator

Part-Time Animal Control Officer (ACO)

The Public Works Operator duties include seasonal road maintenance and repair, operation of plow equipment, loader, backhoe, dump truck and various other power equipment/tools. Must have a Class A or B CDL. Hours and work schedule will vary. Compensation based on experience. 

The Animal Control Officer is responsible for responding to complaints, capture and transportation of stray animals, enforcement of various ordinances and State Statutes related to the regulation and control of dogs and other animals. Completion of a State Certified ACO course and experience preferred. Hours and schedule vary depending on the calls received. Successful candidate will receive an hourly wage and mileage reimbursement. Access the job description for PT ACO or stop by the Town Office for more information and an application. 


Applications for these positions will be accepted until they are filled.


          The Town of Brownville is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Upcoming Town Office Closures

The Town Office will be closed the following upcoming dates:


Tuesday, December 19th - Closing at Noon - Staff Holiday Dinner

Monday & Tuesday, December 25th & 26th - Christmas Holiday

Monday, January 1st - New Year's Day

Tuesday, January 2nd - Close Financial Books



Board of Selectpersons Meeting

Next monthly Selectpersons Meeting -

Tuesday, December 19th at 6:00p.m.

at the American Legion,

67 Railroad Avenue.

Agenda to be posted once available.

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Penquis Solid Waste Board Meeting

The next Penquis Solid Waste Board meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, December 13th at 4:00p.m.

at the Milo Town Hall, 6 Pleasant Street in Milo.


Agenda to be posted once available.


Welcome to Brownville

Our 200th Birthday is in 2024!

Join us for a weekend long celebration August 16-18, 2024!

The Town of Brownville, incorporated in 1824, is a small community known for its railroad yard, slate quarries and sawmills. The Town Charter is the foundation of Town Meetings with a Selectperson and Town Manager governing body.

At the Brownville Town Office you can:

  • Register a motor vehicle, ATV or boat  

  • Obtain a license for your dog or to hunt or fish 

  • Request vital records (birth, marriage & death) 

  • Request assessing and tax records 

  • Get an application for employment, tax program and general assistance

  • Use our Notary Public, copying or faxing services (fees apply)


Several departments offer multiple services to taxpayers. Brownville has a robust Public Safety division offering Fire/EMS, Animal Control, Code Enforcement and Emergency Management. The Public Works crew maintains roadways year 'round and provides curbside trash pick-up. The Cemetery crew is responsible for the upkeep of the Village and Pine Tree Cemeteries. A part-time Recreation Director offers a full summer program and seasonal events throughout the year. The residential areas of town have public water and/or sewer access as well.


For more information, contact us at: (207) 965-2561 Hours: Monday - Thurs. 8AM to 4PM, Fri 8AM to 3PM

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