The Town of Newry, Maine is seeking bids on repairs and paving of the Branch Road. Bid Specifications and Contract Information can be obtained from the Newry Town Office during business hours, Monday through Thursday, 7 am to 5 pm.

Full Time Assistant Deputy Clerk

Full-time Assistant Deputy Position


The Town of Newry is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Deputy to the Clerk /Tax Collector/Registrar of Voter. This is a full-time position and involves many responsibilities. It requires integrity, close attention to detail and some flexibility in hours.

The optimal candidate will possess ability to answer the telephone; assisting customers by issuing various types or licenses , as well as marriage, death, and birth certificates; assist with elections; and ability to perform duties of the Clerk in his/her absence. Working knowledge of standard practices and procedures of the Clerk’s office and practical knowledge of accepted bookkeeping principles and basic computer skills preferred. Previous experience in a municipal clerk’s office preferred, however we are willing to train the right candidate that is eager to learn new software programs quickly, and has the skillset to learn the position. Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Computer experience and reliable transportation is a must.

Pay will depend on experience and qualifications. As this is a full-time position, with a great schedule Monday through Thursday 7am -5pm; a benefit package which includes vacation, sick, and insurance is available to the chosen candidate. A full job description is available at the Town office (422 Bear River Road, Newry) or via email (abernardnewrymaine@gmail.com ). Please submit your cover letter and resume by mail to: Amy Bernard, 422 Bear River Road, ME 04261, by email to abernardnewrymaine@gmail.com , or by hand to the Newry Town Office.

First review of the applicants will start on March 25th; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Public Hearings

Tuesday  February 19, 2019 Public Hearing 6 pm, Newry Town Hall

Amendment to the Newry Fire Department Ordinance & Ballot Question: To see if Newry will stop the Newry withdrawal process

Amendment to Newry Fire Department Ordinance

sample ballot


Wednesday February 20, 2019 Public Hearing 6 pm, Newry Town Hall

Article 42.  Shall an ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance Amending the Proposed Growth Management District Map of the Unified Development Review Ordinance of the Town of Newry, Maine,” be enacted?


Article 43.  Shall an Ordinance entitled, “An Ordinance Amending Section I (General Provisions,) Section III (Administration,) Section V (Criteria of Approval,) Section VI (Inspection, Violation and Enforcement,) Section X (Application Procedure and Submission Requirements,) Section XIII (General Performance Standards,) Section XIV (Road Design and Construction Standards,) Section XVII (Storm Drainage Design and Construction Standards,) Section XVIII (Provision for Cluster Development,) Section XIX (Provision for Planned Unit Development,) Section XXIII (Growth management Districts & Nonconformance,) Section XXIV (Definitions,) of the Unified Development Review Ordinance of the Town of Newry, Maine,” be enacted? [Explanation: These changes provide for greater clarity, correct errors or duplications in the ordinance, update road design standards to current best practices, provide for consistent language between ordinances, improve Planning Board functioning and procedures and align the ordinance more closely to current town practice.]

UDRO Amendments