safewise logo
78 Sunny

More News

November16
Proposed Medical Marijuana Caregiver Licensing Proposed Zoning Ordinance language for Medical Marijuana Caregiver Licensing.

Click on the Nov 30th Event link for details and proposed ordinance language. 
November10
New Town Manager to Start December 1st.

I, Tim Pellerin, started my municipal career in 1980 as a fulltime firefighter, rising through the ranks to become fire chief in 1994. Served as a fire chief for 24 years before becoming a town manager in October 2013. I have been working as a municipal town manager for last 8 years, currently serving the Town of Harrison, Maine, in Cumberland County. I am certified in Emergency Management, Municipal Management, and Human Resources and municipal budgeting. I have extensive experience with union contracts and negotiations, tax collections, municipal budgeting, along with road maintenance. I have 2 adult children, my son lives in Saco, and my daughter and granddaughters live in Rhode Island. In my off time I enjoy golf, (not very good, but practices a lot!), fly fishing and spending time with my family and my dog Gracie. I am looking forward to working with the Town Council and staff to face the next challenges of the future and best serve the citizens of South Berwick.  

September28
Dog License Information

Information has been communicated by the State Vet Association that they are experiencing a vet shortage / lack of remote clinics and resources.  Residents who need vet care or rabies for their animals should make their appointments NOW for 2022 licensing.  If  your municipality has access to the media - send out blasts that residents should not wait until the last minute to call for a vet appointment.  They should make appointments ASAP!  $25 Late fees are in full effect!

 

August12
July28
South Berwick Police Department Employment Opportunity
Full Time Police Officer
Click HERE for more Information
July28
Assessing 7-29


Assessing Agent Craig Skelton Retires and Verna Sharpe is Hired

The Town of South  Berwick announces the Retirement of Craig Skelton as the Assessing Agent for both South Berwick and the Town of North Berwick.  Craig's final day in South Berwick will be  Thursday July 29th, 2021.  Craig has been the Assessing Agent for the Towns of North and South Berwick for the past 15 years.  We will all miss Craig and wish him the best as he retires and spends more time with his wife Marcy.  

The Town's of North and South Berwick are please to announce the hiring of Verna Sharpe as the new Assessing Agent.  Verna has over 14 years of experience in the Assessing field and was previously employed by the City of Portsmouth, NH.  Please welcome Verna as she begins her tenure as the Assessing Agent for both towns as of August 2, 2021.

July27
EXCITING NEWS
South Berwick has a YouTube Channel.
All future Town Meetings will be available for viewing on this channel.
Click the link below to be directed to the channel.

South Berwick YouTube Channel

June17
Tell Us What Matters Most - South Berwick Public Library The Library Advisory Board is doing Post-Pandemic-Planning and wants to hear from everyone whether or not you currently use your public library. 
Click HERE if you would like to tell us what matters to you.
June14
South Berwick Public Library Back to 35 Hours a Week Library hours have been added back and we have made a few tweaks in the open hours for your convenience opening a little earlier on Fridays and staying open a little later on Saturdays.

Tuesdays   10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesdays 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursdays  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays  12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Saturdays 9:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Closed Sundays and Mondays
Library_Logo300dpi
June08
Election Results are in

Town Referendum

School Referendum
April21
Mills Administration Launches Maine Veterans' Dental Network in Partnership with Northeast Delta Dental 4/21/21
Announced today is the formation of the Maine Veterans' Dental Network in partnership with Northeast Delta Dental, participating dental clinics, and Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC).  The network will provide dental services to Maine's veterans who otherwise could not afford them.  It officially launches on May 15, 2021.  Click HERE for more information.
March04
York River nears "Wild and Scenic" Designation
Click HERE to read more about how the York River could soon receive national recognition as well as potential federal funds if approved by congress.
February11
StrengthenMe

The link above is a collaboration of community organizations and aligned agencies offering free stress management, wellness and resiliency resources for anyone experiencing stress reactions to the pandemic.  It is important to remember that stress reactions are normal in a time of isolation, uncertainty and ongoing threat of illness.  It is reasonable to feel overwhelmed or exhausted, or to experience other stress reactions.  StrengthenMe is there to help!
December02
The York River Wild and Scenic Study Committee is happy to announce that Senator King and Senator Collins introduced a bill to designate York River into the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.  Click HERE for more information.

To view the press release, click HERE.
June15
Assessing Department Web User Information Click HERE for Assesing Department Web Help
April14
Are you in need of assistance meeting your basic needs during this crisis?
There are services to help!
Contact York County Community Action's Kittery Office at 207-439-2699
Get connected to support for fuel, utilities, food, food delivery, etc., as well as help navigating the federal & state benefits that you are entitled to.
Don't wait, call today!
South Berwick Candidates Forum Sobo Central and Smart Growth South Berwick's Candidates Forum for the November 2, 2021 Elections.