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Upcoming Events

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Attn: Businesses and Individuals 
There are a couple funding options for small businesses and individuals experiencing hardships due to the outbreak of COVID-19.
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance   click
Finance Authority of Maine COVID-19 Relief Loan Programs click here

Please DO NOT FLUSH Baby Wipes, Disinfecting Wipes, Facial Tissues, and Paper Towel in the toilet, this will damage our sewer system. 
Please click here to see news release 

NMCC Launches Respiratory SX Clinic- Please click here to see more info 

  • If you are interested in taking our Nomination Papers for the upcoming Municipal/School Elections, please call our office at (207) 728-6351 and we can take you upon appointment to come in and pick up or drop off your forms should you decide to do so during our “temporary” closure.
    **NOTE: All Nomination Papers for School or Board of Selectmen are due to be RETURNED 4/10/2020 BY 1:00PM due to compliance with election laws.

    The Town of Madawaska understands the concerns around the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are developing preventive measures to protect our community and employees. 

    Effective immediately until further notice:

The following measures will be implemented as of 03/26/2020:

PUBLIC WORKS – Public works staff will continue to work however, there will be no public access to the Town Garage. If you have questions/concerns please call 728-3607.

POLLUTION CONTROL – Pollution Control staff will continue to work however, there will be no public access. However, if you have questions/concerns please call 728-3608.

LIBRARY – The Library is closed for 2 weeks, after 2 week shutdown the situation will be reassessed and a further decision made. If any item was checked out in the last two weeks will not be considered overdue when returned.

SAFETY COMPLEX (POLICE/FIRE/AMBULACE) – Safety Complex staff will remain at work; the building is not available to public. Should you need assistance please call 728-6356.

Multi-Purpose Center / Recreation Department – All staff will remain at work. If you should have questions please call 728-3605.

  • All Rec Dept activities are canceled until further notice.
  • Multi-Purpose Center is closed to all public access.
  • Fitness Center Closed – Recommended by Maine CDC / School
  • Boy Scout Building

All Board of Selectmen / Finance Committee Meetings will be postponed until further notice.

Town Office

Due to the recent COVID-19 precautions the Town Office will be CLOSED to the PUBLIC for (2 weeks) and will be reassessed at that time. We will accept payments via Mail or our Payment Mail Box located outside the door of our office entrance. Vehicle Renewal Registrations can be done ONLINE or via Mail during this difficult time. We want to work with you to help make this transition as smooth and safe for everyone involved. If you need assistance to re-register your vehicle online, feel free to call our office and we will assist you through the process. Our office number is (207) 728-6351.   Town Office Hours will be 8 am - 1 pm.. 

  • Please note that if you are in need of General Assistance, please call our office number at (207) 728-6351 and ask to speak to Donna Leonard.
    • Please note that all tax and sewer payments can by made via phone with a credit card (Please note the 3rd party payment processor does charge 2.5-3% convenience fee on all transactions). Tax and Sewer payments can also be made by mail to our office at :
      *328 St. Thomas St, Ste 101, Madawaska, ME 04756 or by
      *Dropping off your payment in our Payment Box located outside our office along with detailed info to which account this payment is to be applied.

  • All Inland Fisheries and Wildlife transactions can be done online at: MAINE.GOV then IF&W should you decide to process your transactions during our closure.
  • All Residents who wish to register to vote or change their party or address may do so by calling in to our office to request a VOTER REG CARDS by mail.
  • Any Resident in need of re-registering their vehicle may do so online at the State of Maine Rapid Renewal website. ALL Transfers and New Registrations that need to be done will have to be handled via mail. Please contact our office at 207-728-6351 for further information.
  • All Vital Records Requests can be done by phone at our office 207-728-6351.

We apologize for the inconvenience and hardship that this may cause during this temporary closure.

We will be providing updates regarding Board of Selectmen actions as well as updated links from the Maine CDC regarding COVID-19. 

Sick With 2019 Face Sheet

Wash Your Hands 
Maine CDC Testing Data

We recommend that residents visit these online services to re-register Vehicles, Boats, ATV/Snowmobile Registrations, and Hunting and Fishing Licenses.

Boat Registrations 
IFW ATV and Snowmobile Registration
Car Registration  
Hunting and Fishing Licenses

Bureau of Motor Vehicle News Release 
Please take note, mobile unit will not be going to any site until further notice.
BMV Release


LD 2167

Session - 129th Maine Legislature

 (State of Maine) PART F

Sec. F-1. Registrations issued by a municipality. This section affects certain registration and licensing performed at the municipal or county level.

1. Vehicles and trailers. Notwithstanding the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 29-A, chapter 5 or any other law or municipal charter provision or ordinance to the contrary, a registration, including a temporary registration, of a vehicle, including, without limitation, a motor vehicle, all-terrain vehicle, watercraft or snowmobile, or a trailer required to be registered in this State that expires during the period of a state of emergency declared by the Governor in accordance with Title 37-B, section 742 due to the outbreak of COVID-19 is deemed extended until 30 days following the termination of the state of emergency.

Visit our Corner of America
Welcome to the beautiful "Heart of the St. John Valley." The Greater Madawaska area is well known for its friendly people and great hospitality. Serving as the center of Acadian culture in Maine, we have a lot to offer our guests. Visit our neighbor across the border, Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada.

Visit the historic site along the breathtaking St. John River where our ancestors first stepped foot in northern Maine. The spot is marked with a huge cross, erected at the location where Acadians landed after fleeing from their Nova Scotia homeland in 1785 to avoid being deported by the British. Experience the history and proud heritage of the people immortalized in the famous Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem " Evangeline" when you tour the Tante Blanche Museum, or attend any of the spectacular Acadian Festivals in late June. Madawaska is home to many cultural and historical significant sites, all of which tell the story of the French-Acadian settlers. Come witness it for yourself.

GSA's LPOE Project -  Madawaska Port of Entry 


Contact Details

The Town of Madawaska,
328 St. Thomas Street, Suite 101
Madawaska, Maine 04756
Phone: 207-728-6351

Monday - Friday
8 AM - 4 PM


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