The official web site of The Town of Cushing Maine
Upcoming Meetings and Events
Planning Board Meeting
June 3, 2020
Cushing Community Center – Gym
Agenda, when available, here.
The Cushing Town Office is re-opening to the public on Monday, June 1, 2020 with restrictions. We will be open our regular hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday and Wednesday and 7:30 a.m. to 2:30p.m. on Friday.
Face masks are required to enter the Town Office.
Only one customer will be allowed at the front counter at a time to maintain social distancing. We also will be waiting on people through the sliding window to the right of the front door when possible. At the Town Office entrance 6-feet spacing will be taped off for anyone waiting outside to come into the office. Once inside the building, there will be a hand sanitizer for people to use. The bathrooms will not be open to the public. Online services, mail, and phone services are encouraged.
Code Enforcement Officer/Plumbing Inspector, Scott Bickford, will be in our office on Wednesday afternoons, usually around 3:00 p.m. and Friday mornings 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Any lengthy transactions, such as applying for a marriage license, will require making an appointment. Please call 207-354-2375 to make an appointment.
Thank you for your patience as we navigate these difficult times.
Video regarding July 14th Primary Election from
Maine Secretary of State, Matthew Dunlap
Knox County Emergency Management Agency
COVID-19 Information and Resources
GEORGES RIVER REGIONAL SHELLFISH MANAGEMENT PUBLIC NOTICE
Administrative Town: Town of Thomaston
13 Valley St./ Thomaston, ME 04861-0299
(207)354-6107 / (207)354-2132 (Fax)
COMMERCIAL SHELLFISH LICENSE DRAWING POSTPONED
The GRRSM Joint Clam Board has postponed the Commercial Shellfish License drawing to Monday, June 1, 2020 at 2 p.m. The drawing will be held at the Thomaston Town Office, 13 Valley Street, Thomaston, Maine. Dates and times are subject to change based on when businesses can re-open to the public.
In addition, the Town of Thomaston will continue to administer the GRRSM Shellfish program through July 31st before transitioning to the Town of St. George.
Thank you for your understanding during this unprecedented time of the COVID-19. If you have questions, please call the GRRSM Joint Clam Board Chairman Danny Staples at 691-8000.
Thomaston Comprehensive Plan
available for review and comments
Cushing 2019 Town Reports
are available at the Cushing Town Office and
the Cushing Library
Browntail Moth Information
The Maine Forest Service
Browntail moth caterpillars have hairs that cause a rash and can also cause respiratory distress in sensitive individuals.
For the past few decades the Maine Forest Service has surveyed for browntail moth in coastal Maine. Beginning in 2015 we started to see a dramatic increase in browntail moth populations. This letter is to give notice to towns that have significant detected populations of browntail moth in order to facilitate response by towns and/ or their
Full text here.
2020 DOG LICENSES ARE NOW AVAILABLE
This is a reminder that dog licenses will expire December 31, 2019.
Licenses are available online at www.doglicensing.com or at the town office. At the town office, please bring or mail a copy of the certificate of rabies vaccination along with $6.00 for spay/neutered; $11.00 for able to produce to the town office. A late fee of $25.00 will be added to the license fee February 1, 2020.
Town Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30-4:30, Friday-7:30-2:30. Address: 39 Cross Road.
If you have any questions, contact the town office at 354-2375.
Town Office, Library and Community Center
39 Cross Road
Cushing, Maine 04563
Town Office Hours:
Monday 8:30 to 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 to 4:30
Friday 7:30 to 2:30
Town of Cushing
Economic Development Committee and Community Concepts Finance Corporation offers assistance and advice for small businesses seeking SBA loans: YouTube video here
West Bay Rotary Web Site
Linking Donors and Volunteers with Agencies in Need
West Bay Rotary has created a web site to promote and facilitate financial and volunteer support for Midcoast entities and individuals.
The web site links donors and volunteers to area agencies who have indicated a need for money and/or labor.
State Police Enforcement Practices Regarding
Governor’s Executive Order – here
From Cushing Health Officer – 3/25/2020
Testing for COVID-19
Both Pen Bay and Miles hospitals have set up testing clinics that are open daily.
March 24, 2020
From Cushing Select Board – Information for visitors and residents. here
March 23, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Update on local hospitals. here
March 16, 2020
From Cushing Health Officer – Information on seeking treatment and recommendations for coronavirus. here