Monroe Street Party 2018

  Thanks in large part to the work of Suzanne Hall, Monroe celebrated its Bicentennial with two bands, grilled hot dogs, LOTS of ice cream, and a whole bunch of people who came out to socialize and get their groove

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Bi-Centennial Banners

You will be seeing some new banners posted around town soon, marking Monroe’s Bicentennial celebration. Many thanks to Norma Whitman for designing them and having them created. And thanks to the volunteers who help install them.

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Monroe Bicentennial Kick-off Dance

A great time was had by all who attended the Monroe Bicentennial Kick-off event that began with a pot luck supper in the Town Hall, followed by a Historical Talk, then concluding in a rousing Contra Dance featuring local musicians

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The Story of Monroe — Part 1

[The following is a synopsis of a short-talk given by Eric Rector at the Monroe Bicentennial Kick-off Dance held Saturday, February 3rd, 2018. He would like to thank the help of other Monroe historians for their contributions: Guy Sanderson, Charlie

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Elementary Questions

On a snowy December afternoon, six Monroe residents sat down upstairs at the Town Hall with about twenty children from Rachel Norgang’s class at Monroe Elementary School to discuss the history of our Town in light of the upcoming Monroe

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More About Monroe’s Revolutionary Residents

From a September 1978 article in a Belfast Republican Journal article written by Monroe resident (at the time) Ginny Rimm: Peggy Liley: Unsung Revolutionary Heroine, or Myth? Her grave lies in the far corner of a small country cemetery on

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Revolutionary Residents

From an article published in the Republican Journal, November 29, 1877 titled HISTORICAL PERSONAGES OF MONROE: A correspondent of the Kennebec Journal, writing from Monroe, in this county, gives some facts in regard to former inhabitants of that town, which


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Monroe Town Meeting 2017 as reported in The Republican Journal newspaper

“In Monroe:  Ready for Solar Power, Town awaits Final Terms” published June 22, 2017 in The Republican Journal by reporter Ethan Andrews MONROE — Residents at the annual town meeting June 19 voiced interest in trading tax credits for enough solar

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Memorial Day Parade – 2017

Our second year to have a Library presence in the parade.  Dr. Seuss hats, rocking chairs and lots of candy! Mt. View High School Band following behind. Photo: Nathan Hillman  

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1946 Ford Maxim – Memorial Day Parade

Monroe’s first fire truck, repaired and on the road for the 2017 Memorial Day Parade.  Jimmy Knight driving and Sonny Clements riding shotgun. Photo: Nathan Hillman  

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Informational Meeting on June 1, 2017 re: Solar Proposal for Monroe Town Hall

The Monroe Planning Board will be hosting an information program about a proposal to put solar panels on the Monroe Town Hall to generate electricity for the town facilities. Please join us at the town hall on Thursday, June 1 at

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2017 Town Meeting June 19

The 2017 Monroe Town Meeting was held on a pleasant June evening this year, and progressed quite smoothly. The article that got the most discussion was Article 49: To see if the Town will vote to authorize the Board of

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Monroe Fire Trucks in the Fire Station

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Free Rabies Clinic

Brooks Fire Station October 22, 2016 9:00 – 11:00 am

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Town Meeting 2016

Town meeting 2016 news

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Important Stuff

8 Swan Lake Ave.
Monroe, ME 04951

Town Office Hours
Mon: 8:00 – 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00 – 2:00pm
Wed: 4:00 – 7:00pm
Fri: 8:00 – 5:00pm

Transfer Station
Sat: 7:30 – 12:00pm
Mon: 4:00 – 7:30pm

Library Hours
Mon: 10:00 – 1:00pm
Wed: 4:00 – 7:00pm
Fri: 10:00 – 1:00pm
Sat: 10:00 – 1:00pm

Select Board Meeting
Wednesday biweekly @ 6:00pm

Planning Board Meeting
3rd Monday @ 7:00pm

RSU 3 School Board Meeting
2nd Monday @ 6:30pm

Fire Department
Inspection/Business Meeting:
2nd Tuesday @ 6:30pm
Training Meeting:
4th Tuesday @ 6:30pm

Conservation Commission
1st Monday @ 6:00pm
(If this is a holiday then the meeting will be the following Monday)

Town Documents