Shore Road Closure

8/9/2022 8:16AM: Due to a failed culvert, Shore Road will be CLOSED to through traffic from Pond Ave to Forrest Ave while public works crews work to replace it. This is in the vicinity of the Ellsworth Elementary Middle School. We estimate the road will be closed for the next day or two.

City Hall Early Closure Notice - Noon Friday, August 12th 2022

City Hall will be closing at Noon on Friday, August 12th 2022 for the annual employee appreciation cookout.  Rain date for this event is Friday, August 19th.  Public safety and other essential services will remain open.

Historic Preservation Commission Members Needed!

The Historic Preservation Commission is currently seeking interested parties to serve on the commission. There are 5 regular seats, and 2 alternates. We currently have only 2 sworn members, and cannot conduct business without filling this commission. Our group is governed by Chapter 39 from the City Code of Ordinances. The Historic Preservation Commission is charged with making recommendations for local landmarks and districts to the Council, establishing guidelines for historic landmarks, reviewing applications for local facilities to be listed as historic, and being advisory to other officials regarding the protection of Ellsworth history in landmarks, places, and districts. If you are interested, please fill out the form and a member of the Commission will be in touch. All membership must be appointed by the Ellsworth City Council. You must be a resident or property owner in Ellsworth to be eligible.  Signup Here: 

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