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 of Ellsworth


The City of Ellsworth has an amazing opportunity to become Paid On Call firefighters within our evolving Fire Department. The department is Fire/EMS system providing both fire suppression and non-transporting EMS to the City of Ellsworth. The Ellsworth Fire Department is always looking for people who want to serve their community. Stop by the fire department, any day from 8-5 to pick up an application or apply online.

Applicants without firefighting experience must successfully complete the Hancock County Firefighters Academy which takes place every other weekend between January and May. In the Firefighters Academy you will learn basic firefighting skills, how a fires behave, and how to extinguish a real fire.

Becoming a firefighter is a commitment yet one that comes with great rewards. Knowing you have helped your neighbor in their time of need is a feeling many people do not get the chance to know. You also gain a second family you never knew you had. If you feel you have what it takes to join the crew, stop in and check us out. For more information stop in to the fire department at 1 City Hall Plaza or call us at 207-667-8666.

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