City Hall will be closed on Monday, October 25. 2021 due to multiple staff members testing positive for COVID-19. Emergency services and departments located outside of City Hall will be operating as usual.
Dep. Chief Bires has been working for the Ellsworth Police Department since 1990. Bires worked his first 13 years in patrol specializing in OUI enforcement and becoming the departments first DRE. Bires was assigned to MDEA in 2004 and spent 14 years as an agent and assistant supervisory agent with the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. In 2017 Bires was promoted to Captain and currently serves as the Departments second in command.