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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, ME 04951
207-525-3515

Town Office Hours
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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

Select Board Meeting
Wednesday biweekly @ 6:00pm

Planning Board Meeting
3rd Monday @ 7:00pm

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

Conservation Commission
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(If this is a holiday then the meeting will be the following Monday)

Library Hours
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Fri: 10:00 – 1:00pm

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