News & Announcements

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Town Office Closing Early

The Brownville Town Office will be closing at noon on Tuesday, December 20th for a staff meeting


Budget Committee Members Needed

The Town of Brownville is searching for volunteers to work on the 2023 budget. The committee meets four times between the end of December through the month of January. Contact the office (207) 965-2561.

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Nomination Papers for Open Positions

Nomination papers are available at the Town Office for the following positions:


  • TWO (2) Selectperson Seats (3 year terms)

  • ONE (1) MSAD #41 Director Seat (3 year term) 


Papers must be filed with the Town Clerk by 2:00PM on Friday, January 20th, 2023.


Welcome to Brownville

Our 200th Birthday is in 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