• City Holiday Closures

    Observed holidays for all departments / locations with the exception of Public Safety are closed on the following days.

    New Year’s Day (January 1)
    Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January)
    Presidents’ Day (third Monday in February)
    Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
    Independence Day (July 4)
    Labor Day (first Monday in September)
    Indigenous People’s Day (second Monday in October)
    Veterans’ Day (November 11)
    Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November)
    Day after Thanksgiving
    Christmas (December 25)

    A recognized holiday that falls on a Saturday will be observed on the preceding Friday. A recognized holiday that falls on a Sunday will be observed on the following Monday.

  • Ellsworth City Hall

    Departments:  Assessing, City Clerk, City Manager, Code Enforcement, Economic Development, Facilities, Finance, Planning, Technology
    Address: 1 City Hall Plaza
    Regular Business Hours:  Monday – Friday 8AM to 5PM

  • Ellsworth Public Safety

    Departments: Fire, EMS
    Address:  1 City Hall Plaza
    Response Hours:  24hrs / 7 days a week /365 days a year
    Fire Department Business Hours Non-emergency: Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm

    Departments:  Police
    Address:  416 High Street
    Response Hours:  24hrs / 7 days a week /365 days a year

  • Ellsworth Transfer Station / Recycling Center / Curbside Pickup

    Address:  11 Industrial Road
    Monday – Closed
    Tuesday – 8:00a.m. to 4p.m.
    Wednesday – 12p.m. to 4:00p.m.
    Thursday, Friday, Saturday – 8:00a.m. to 4p.m.
    Sunday – Closed

    Holiday Trash Pickup Schedule:  In the event that a holiday falls on a collection day, route schedules are as follows: Should a holiday fall on a Monday; Mondays trash will be collected on Wednesday and Tuesday trash will remain unchanged. Should a holiday fall on a Tuesday; Mondays trash collection will remain unchanged and Tuesdays trash will be collected on Wednesday. The City will post any collection schedule changes at City Hall and the Transfer Station/Recycling Center, online and in the newspaper at least seven (7) days prior to any change.  Visit https://www.ellsworthmaine.gov/trash for a detailed trash collection schedule.

  • Ellsworth City Parks

    Harbor Park

    Address:  413 Water Street, Ellsworth, ME 04605

    In-Season: May 15 – October 15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
    Off-Season: October 16 – May 14, Closed

    Reservations: Required if requesting exclusive use of the park

    Welcome on a leash

    Handicap Access:
    Yes, Restrooms, Docks, Gazebo

    Knowlton Park

    Address:  160 State Street

    Hours:  Dawn to 11pm

    Comfort Station (Restrooms)
    OPEN: Memorial Day Weekend to Indigenous Peoples Day
    HOURS: 6am to 9pm (7 days a week)

    Splash Pad & Changing Room Facility
    OPEN: Memorial Day Weekend to Indigenous Peoples Day (as long as weather cooperates)
    HOURS: 10am to 8pm (7 days a week) – Water is on and the jets are active during these hours except for when the air temperature falls below 65 degrees!

  • Ellsworth Public Library

    Visit the Ellsworth Public Library’s website for a full listing of hours and observed holidays.