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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Wreaths Across America

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On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at First Parish Cemetery in York Village to remember and honor our Veterans through the laying of Remembrance Wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of sa...

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Posted on: November 11, 2019

Town Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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Town Offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29 for Thanksgiving.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Thanksgiving Curbside Trash and Recycling

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Curbside Trash and Recycling regularly scheduled for Thursday, November 28 - Thanksgiving Day - will be picked up on Saturday November 30. Questions can go to Public Works 207-363-1010

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

November 5, 2019 Election Results

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The November 5, 2019 Election Results may be found HERE, in the Document Center.

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Posted on: June 29, 2018

Selfies with Steve!

069 with Deborah McDermott

Get out of the Office on Fridays with Town Manager Steve Burns here on Selfies with Steve!

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Tax Bills Have Been Mailed Out

Taxes Due

Tax Bills were mailed out on August 27 - The first installment is due October 11, and the second is due February 7. If you have not received yours yet, or if you have any questions, call the Town Clerk and Tax Collector's Office 207-363-1003.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Online Meeting Streaming

Town Hall Streams

Visit the Town Hall Streams website to view live and previously recorded meetings. The Local Access TV Station through Spectrum has been changed to Channel 1302.

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

NEW Solid Waste and Recycling Guide

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The new 2019-2020 Solid Waste and Recycling Guide from Casella is available. For more information or any questions, please call Casella at: 207-560-9442

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

New Chief of Police, Charles Szeniawski

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York Police Chief Charles Szeniawski received his Chief’s pin from his wife, Mary-Anne, during a Change of Command ceremony at the Board of Selectmen meeting on Monday, August 12 while former chief Douglas Bracy looked on. Congratulations Chief Szeniawski...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Weekly Building Permits

York ME Building Permit Application

The Code Office is now publishing permit applications online.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Walk-In Hours for Planning and Code Enforcement

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The Planning Director holds walk-in hours each Wednesday from 10am to 12pm. This is a time when you can meet with the Planning Director without an appointment to discuss your project and/or upcoming Planning Board agenda items.

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Wreaths Across America

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The York Police Department is proud to support the Wreaths Across America.

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at First Parish Cemetery in York Village to remember and honor our Veterans through the laying of Remembra...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

CodeRED - Keeping Our Citizens Informed

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Now you can be notified by your local emergency response team in the event of emergency situations or critical community alerts. Examples include but not limited to evacuation notices, road construction and detours, special events, no parking snow ban, an...

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Posted on: November 13, 2019

Suicide Prevention Lifeline

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1-800-273-TALK

The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.

www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

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Deborah McDermott's Retirement Party
11-08-2019

069 with Deborah McDermott

Deborah McDermott will be retiring in a couple weeks. Here we are at a gathering to celebrate her career and her incredibly meaningful contributions to our community, and to wish her well on her new adventures.

If my quotes in the newspaper have read well,...

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Posted on: September 20, 2019

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Congratulations Julie!
09-20-2019

066 with Julie Ethridge

Congratulations are in order!

Julie Ethridge, our Assistant Tax Assessor, has recently become our first Level 3 Certified Maine Assessor. Not many have achieved this status yet, and clearly she's at the top of her game!

We're fortunate here in York to have ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

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Steve's First Rodeo!
09-13-2019

067 with Ken Churchill

You may know Ken Churchill as one of our newer Planning Board members, but away from his volunteer time with the Town he is a rodeo cowboy. He's retired from bull riding and now he organizes these events, like last week's Extreme Country Fair in Epping, N...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

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At the Library with Clementine
09-06-2019

064 with Clementine at YPL

Would it be too corny to lead off with a verse or two of "Oh my darling"? Nope, it's definitely okay because I'm introducing Clementine!

Clementine is a sweet little lab puppy who is the unofficial therapy dog at the Library. You can't help but f...

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Posted on: August 31, 2019

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Congratulations Peg!
8-30-2019

065 with Peg Scamman

A friend and co-worker’s retirement is a mix of joyful and sad. Joyful in the culmination of a wonderful career dedicated to public service, and sad in the fact that we will no longer work together or see each other very often.

Here I am with Peg...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

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Meet Victor Manougian
08-23-2019

062 with Victor Manougian

Victor Manougian and I took this shot standing in from of his 1968 Ford Chateau 123 Club Wagon van. I's a classic, and yet it't not as old as I am. Hmm...

In his role as a volunteer for the Town of York, Victor serves on our Board of Appeals. In his paying...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

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Where's Waldo with USS California
08-16-2019

062 with USS California and volunteers

The format of this week's selfie is sort of a "Where's Waldo" theme. Where's Steve? He's there somewhere amid the 100 or so men from USS California, the Veterans' Affairs Committee and others who volunteered this morning to work in First Parish ...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

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With Rozanna Patane
08-09-2019

061 with Rozanna Patane

Rozanna Patane, Chair of York’s Energy Steering Committee, joined me as I signed the Letter of Commitment to the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy. The Board of Selectmen voted on July 29th to commit, via this program, to reduce then elimin...

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Posted on: August 2, 2019

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Meet Jim Dube
08-02-2019

060 with Jim Dube

Jim Dube is one of our great public works crew. He is a talented heavy equipment operator, but you’ll see him helping out with anything we ask of our Public Works Department - like cleaning up after the microburst or plowing snow. And he&rsq...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

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Meet Jon and Günter!
07-12-2019

059 with Gunther and Jon Rogers

I hope you have the chance to meet Jon Rogers and Günter as I did .. moving slowly and at a safe distance!

Günter is the Town's police dog, and Jon works with him day and night. There are a handful of K-9 teams in southern Maine and we are fortunate to hav...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

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Congratulations Brenda!
06-28-2019

058 with retiring Brenda Bracy

Here is a selfie at the Senior Center with soon-to-be-retired Brenda Bracy. Brenda has worked these past few years at the Senior Center, capping a 4-decade career with the Town. This shot was taken with the crowd at her retirement party.

Thank you for your...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

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At the County Office with Greg Zinser
06-21-2019

057 with Greg Zinser

Hey! It's National Selfie Day! (Never knew there was such a thing.)

I met today with Greg Zinser, York County Manager, at the County Office in Alfred. Greg found a box of very old papers, some of which relate to York's early history. He graciously reached ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

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On the Porch with Stella
06-14-2019

056 with Stella

It's been a while since I posted a selfie and today opportunity knocked. Here I am with Stella, sitting on the bench on the front porch at Town Hall.

Stella is an 8-week old bundle of joyful energy! When Stella isn't taking selfies with me, she hangs out w...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

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Cell Phone Reception in the Community Room!
04-26-2019

055 with Katie and Mark of Connectivity Point

Cell phone reception? I confess that my mind went in a slightly different direction when I heard there are now 4 bars in the Community Meeting Room at the York Public Library.

Turns out the improved cell reception in our primary meeting room is the work of...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

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Goodrich Park Walking Trails with Robin Cogger
04-12-2019

054 with Robin Cogger

Here I am with Robin Cogger, York's incredible Parks and Recreation Director! She's doing an outstanding job filling some big shoes at the Grant House.

We're standing at the beginning of the walking paths in Goodrich Park (200 US Route One). The Parks crew...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

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Selling Property with Terry!
04-05-2019

053 with Terry Pirini

I'm here with Terry Pirini, the Town's realtor, as we close the sale of one of the Town's surplus properties.

It's surprising how many properties the Town has acquired over the years, and Terry is helping the Board of Selectmen sell the properties we don't...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

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Ribbon Cutting at York Beach Beer Company
03-15-2019

052 with Dave Rowland

One of the more fun duties that often fall to me as Town Manager is attending ribbon-cutting ceremonies. These events are a celebration of people’s hopes and dreams, of aspirations and entrepreneurial spirit, and of optimism about the future.

Most recently...

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Posted on: March 1, 2019

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Patrick in Dispatch
03-01-2019

051 With Patrick Moulton

If you've called 911 in York at some point in the past few decades you may well have spoken to Patrick Moulton. Patrick is one of our incredible crew of caring, highly skilled dispatchers. They are behind the scenes and out of the limelight most of the ti...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

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At the Chamber of Commerce with Holly
02-22-2019

050 With Holly Roberts

Here with me for the 50th selfie is Holly Roberts, Executive Director of the York Region Chamber of Commerce.

The Town and Chamber have a long history of working together, and the Town is a member of the Chamber.

The Chamber building is one of my favorites ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2019

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Highway Foreman Tim Deperrio
02-08-2019

049 With Tim DePerrio

Think our Public Works Crew does a great job keeping our roads plowed and salted, and well maintained in general?

Tim is the Highway Foreman - a job very similar to the conductor of an orchestra. He brings together staff, contractors, vehicles, equipment a...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

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Patience Horton
02-01-2019

048 With Patience Horton

Meet Patience Horton! We have been working together for 18 years here in York. Patience is the Planning Board's Recording Secretary, and at this point she has attended far more Planning Board meetings than I have (and that's a lot!).

Can't see it in this p...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

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Conservation Coordinator Robin Kerr
01-25-2019

047 With Robin Kerr

Robin Kerr is our incredible Conservation Coordinator, seen here on Mount A.

We shot this photo on the new accessible viewing platform on the Big A Trail. It was built on a concrete foundation of some sort - a remnant of the of old ski area. I recently rec...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

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Old York Historical Society
01-18-2019

046 With Joel Lefever

Joel Lefever has been the Executive Director of the Old York Historical Society since 2012. The Town and Old York have a wonderful relationship that goes back much farther.

Recently Joel and I have been discussing the terms to renew Old York's lease of the...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

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Town Attorney Mary Costigan
01-11-2019

045 With Mary Costigan

Cold? Windy? Well it is Winter, after all! But the sunlight outside is so much nicer for selfies!

Here with me is Town Attorney Mary Costigan. Mary is the reassuring, calming voice of reason who has helped me through more than a few crazy days as Manager. ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

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Ribbon Cutting at York Housing!
01-04-2019

044 With Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger

Remember by Selfie with Patricia Marine last March? We were standing out in the open as 16 new apartments were under construction at the Baldwin Center.

Fast forward to December and here I am with Jud Knox and Kathleen Kluger for York Housing's ribbon-cutt...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

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The Municipal Social Services Review Board!
12-21-2018

043 With the Municipal Social Services Review Committee

I think this is a first - a selfie with a Town committee! This could be the start of something new and these guys have set the bar!

So here is a shot with the Municipal Social Services Review Committee. These folks work with a broad range of organizations ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

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Chief Balentine
12-14-2018

042 With Chief Balentine

Here I am with Chief Balentine. Yes, that's a doll inside his fire truck. Each year as Christmas approaches, our two fire departments collect toys for families in need.

This is so typical of the selfless, community-minded volunteerism we see in our firefig...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

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Festival of Lights with Town Hall Staff!
12-10-2018

041 With Mary Indiano

We don’t always dress like this at Town Hall, but we do when we’re on the front porch sharing cookies and cider with people waiting for the Festival of Lights Parade! It is a wonderful tradition of holiday giving. Here, Mary Indiano was kind enough to pau...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

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Kittery Town Manager Kendra Amaral
11-30-2018

040 With Kendra Amaral

Many of the town managers and other professional staff in this area are participants in the Kittery and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Joint Land Use Study. Just this week we had a meeting to kick off this effort, funded in large part by a Department of Defens...

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Posted on: November 23, 2018

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Liz at Public Works
11-23-2018

039 With Liz Hayden

With the first snows of the season already falling, it seems
like a great opportunity to get a selfie with Liz Hayden.  Liz is thevoice on the other end of the phone when you call Public Works, and she’ll
greet you in the office if you climb ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

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Meet Liz Cooper!
11-16-2018

038 With Liz Cooper

I’m outdoors with Liz Cooper, Special Events Coordinator at
Parks and Rec. She is the guiding force behind many of the wonderful eventsthat take place here in York – road races, parades, Lighting of the Nubble,
Veterans’ ...

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