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October 13, 2015  9:34 AM 
  Ruth S. Ham - Dedication Plaque on her bench. Anthony Grant receiving the Boston Post Cane from the Shapleigh Board of Selectmen  Ruth S. Ham‹s children and grandson.  Ryan, Pat, Karen, Kevin and Debbie Blowing Snow- Hooper Road Carpenter Cove Sunset Upper Mousam Winter Mousam Lake State Boat Ramp Shapleigh Corner Store Foot of Mousam Lake Loons Gathering for Migration Shapleigh Baptist Church Flood 2008 Shapleigh Commons Shapleigh Corner Shapleigh Corner Store Carpenters Cove in the Fall


Absentee Ballots are available.  Absentee ballots for the November 3, 2015 referendum election are available in the Town Clerk's office.  Request for a mailed ballot may be made in writing or by telephone by Thursday, October 29, 2015 - unless the voter completes a "special circumstances" application.  Town Clerk, Town of Shapleigh, PO Box 26, Shapleigh, Me  04076; Telephone:  207-636-2839 ext 415 or 413 OR use the online form at:

Sample Ballot - click here 

Shapleigh Board of Selectmen will be meeting at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, October 13th conducting a School Board interview.   

School Board Vacancies:

Effective immediately, the Shapleigh Board of Selectmen are seeking to fill 2 vacancies on the RSU 57 School Board as a result of the recent resignations. Qualifications to serve as a member of the School Board include: 

  • Being at least 18 years of age
  • Being a resident of the Town you would be representing – Shapleigh

If you are interested in serving your community as a member of the RSU 57 School Board, please email the Executive Secretary at by September 11, 2015 or call 207-636-2843, ext 401.

If you have questions regarding what a School Board members responsibilities are you may contact the Executive Secretary at for more information.

Feedback Needed: 

Metrocast Subscribers; The Selectmen would like to know -  How you rate Metrocast services (cable/video)? Please provide any feedback to: by Friday, October 16, 2015.

Fire permits - Effective immediately fire permits for the Town of Shapleigh may be issued Monday - Friday 9 am - 6 pm at the Public Safety Building, 506 Shapleigh Corner Road, Shapleigh - phone 207-636-2211.  Personnel will be available to issue permits if they are not on an emergency call.  Saturday - Sunday - you may contact the Fire Warden Steve Fiske @ 207-636-1553 or the Fire Chief, Duane Romano @ 207-636-1262 if interested in obtaining a fire permit.

2014 Town Report - click here 

Town of Shapleigh Financial Report, click here

Williams Property - Information and map - click here