Town Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday: 8:00am to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 8:00am to 6:30 p.m.
and Friday: 8:00am to Noon.
Closed Saturday, Sunday, and all Holidays.

Office Closing

The town office will be closed Wednesday July 4th to observe the Independence day holiday.

Selectmen's Meeting

The next Selectmen's meeting will be on Thursday June 28th at 6:30pm.

Selectmen’s meetings are held at the Vassalboro Town Office, located at 682 Main Street.

The Selectmen’s meeting agenda is usually posted by 3:00 p.m. on the Tuesday prior to the meeting date. To see the agenda for this meeting, click here.

Contact Information.

Mailing Address:
PO Box 129
North Vassalboro
Maine 04962

Phone: (207)872-2826
Fax: (207)872-5414

Physical Address:
682 Main Street

Town Facts

County: Kennebec
School District: AOS 92
Senate District: 24
House District: 80
Congressional District: 1
Population: 4,335
Area: 48 sq miles
Population density per sq. mile: 90.3

Website updates

To contact the webmaster to report errors or to request additions, contact David Jenney at dgjenney@gmail.com or the Town Manager at msabins@vassalboro.net

Welcome to the Town of Vassalboro, Maine


The town office located at 682 Main Street (Route 32), North Vassalboro. Civil war monument in the park at China Lake on Rt. #32.  Photo by Mary Sabins View from Taber Hill (spring/summer).  Photo by Mary Sabins (Vassalboro Maine)  China Lake view taken from Outlet Stream dam house.  Photo by Mary Sabins. Aerial photo of Webber Pond courtesy of Fox Photo. (Vassalboro Maine) North Village swimming area in early morning fog.  Photo by Dan Feeney. The falls at Ladd Dam.  Property owned by Ray Breton.  Photo by Mary Sabins. North Village swimming area in the fall.  Property owned by Ray Breton. Photo by Mary Sabins. Ladd Dam swimming hole owned by Ray Breton in North Village area.  Photo taken by Mary Sabins. Town Office sign and flower bed.  Photo taken by Mary Sabins. (Vassalboro Maine) Bald eagle on a hunt on Seven Mile Stream off Dam Road.  Photo taken by Dan Feeney. Kayaking on the Kennebec with the Conservation Commission. Photo contributed by Mary Ellen Johnston. Three mile pond on a calm hazy morning.  Photo taken by Dan Feeney.                           Sunrise on Three Mile Pond taken from public boat launch area off Rt. #3. Photo taken by Dan Feeney Pond road leaves starting to change color. Photo taken by Jan Clowes
China Lake blue heron, Vassalboro Maine. Photo taken by Jan Clowes China lake landing and alewives in stream. Photo taken by Jan Clowes Duck on a pier in Vassalboro, Spring 2016. Photo taken by Jan Clowes

About Vassalboro

Vassalboro is a community nestled between the banks of the Kennebec River and the West Basin of China Lake. Fertile farmland, small villages, and gentle rolling hills give our town a unique character. Settled in 1760 and incorporated in 1771,Vassalboro has developed into a community committed to quality of life, economic opportunity, and a sound education system.

Our town has frontage on a major river (the Kennebec) and on four lakes and ponds and, as such, has outstanding recreational opportunities. It is also home to Duratherm Window Corporation, Natanis Golf Course (36 holes), and has some of the larger dairy farms in the Central Maine area.

We hope you'll take a moment to visit our little corner of the World Wide Web. We also hope you'll drop by and see us sometime...

What's New in Vassalboro.


Upcoming Summer Meals program: Menu, Sites and Times and also Information about the "Kick Off" Event in Winslow Elementary School on June 25th from 11-12:30. Click here for information on kick off event. Click here for summer menu. Click here for meal schedule.


Public Hearing Notice
The Town of Vassalboro

The Town of Vassalboro will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at the Vassalboro Town Office, to discuss acceptance of a Public Infrastructure CDBG Grant. The purpose of the grant is to Install 11,000 feet of force main along State Route 32 to North Vassalboro, and Install 17,600 feet of force main and gravity sewer along State Route 32 to Dunbar Road in Winslow. The project will also include equipment replacement of four existing pump stations; construction of a new pump station at North Main Street; reconfiguration of the North Vassalboro sewer system to collect all wastewater to a single point; and demolition and abandonment of the existing sand filter systems in East and North Vassalboro, including removal of three outfall pipes from Outlet Stream. Public comments will be solicited at this Hearing and will be submitted as part of the Project Development Phase. All persons wishing to make comments or ask questions about the acceptance of these funds are invited to attend this Public Hearing. Comments may be submitted in writing to: Mary Sabins, Town Manager; Town of Vassalboro, PO Box 129, 682 Main Street, North Vassalboro, ME 04962 at any time prior to the Public Hearing. TDD/TTY users may call 711. If you are physically unable to access any of the Town’s programs or services, please call Mary Sabins, Town Manager at 872-2826, so that accommodations can be made.



June 22nd Talent Show for the Fuel Fund. Please click here to see the poster.


NOTICE OF TAX SALE

The Board of Selectmen of the Town of Vassalboro, Maine is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in a tenant occupied duplex, located at 1005 Main Street. The successful bidder will be responsible for dealing with the occupants of the building. Each bid must be in writing and in a sealed envelope marked "Tax sale bid" on the outside. All bids must be received at the Vassalboro Town Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Bids will be opened at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at the Town Office. Late bids will not be opened or considered. View the bid package by clicking HERE.



Selectman Rob Browne (left) presents the 2018 Spirit of America Award to Steve Polley for his volunteer efforts for the Town Recreation Department and his involvement with the local Scouts Troop, in addition to community projects and fundraisers. The award was presented at the annual town meeting on Monday, June 4th at the Vassalboro Community School. Steve’s wife Hillary and family were present as Steve accepted the award.


Upcoming SAVE THE MILL events:

Bottle Drive Everyday for Save the Mill at LaVerdiere’s General Store & Redemption Center in China at 1 Old Waterville Road! You may also drop off bottles at the Mill’s #7 loading dock.

To keep up with all the fun-raising, please check out the “SAVE THE MILL” page on Facebook! Thank you. https://www.facebook.com/groups/787714818075573/


Kennebec Explorer
General Public Transportation

Local Vassalboro/China Area Service
Mondays and Thursdays

Beginning July 10, 2017, Kennebec Explorer is providing local public
transportation to residents of Vassalboro and China. Service will be available on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 AM to 1 PM. Destinations will be based on public demand. Destinations may include Hannaford in China as well as Waterville area destinations. Local area service is available for shopping, medical appointments, meal sites, food pantries, socialization and other general transportation needs.

Passengers will be picked up at their residence.

Approximate pick-up times
Vassalboro 9 - 9:30
China 10:10:30

Return Times
Vassalboro 11:30- 12
China 12:30 - 1

The bus is equipped with a wheelchair lift to help serve people with disabilities. Rides must be scheduled in advance by calling KVCAP at 1-800-542-8227 opt 2. This a general public service. Fares are $1.25 for each one-way trip . Fares are due when boarding.


Residents of Vassalboro Can Now Pay their Property/Real Estate Tax and Utility Payments Online

The Town of Vassalboro is pleased to announce our participation in the Maine PayPort Online service; a convenient way for citizens to pay their personal Property/Real Estate Tax and Utility Payments online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Town of Vassalboro already participates in Maine PayPort OTC, an over the counter solution that allows individuals and organizations to be able to pay for any service, fee, license, or product offered by the municipality, using a Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit card. While municipal participation in Maine PayPort is optional, the service has now grown to include over 110 municipalities.

Maine PayPort Online is a service offered by a third party working in partnership with the State of Maine and this municipality. As a part of the service, the designated portion of your payment will be remitted to the municipality on your behalf. The balance funds the operation of this and other Maine.gov online services. Conducting business through Maine PayPort Online is voluntary and the final cost may be higher than using other forms of payment.

Maine PayPort Online service is provided by InforME. InforME has been processing electronic payments for Maine state and local government since 1999. All private customer data is secured according to the most up-to-date and stringent security standards. InforME is CyberTrust certified the industry gold standard for security, and PCI/DSS compliant.

Maine PayPort Online can be accessed through the Vassalboro website by clicking on the icon below:

or at http://www.informe.org/payportonline Citizens who would like more information about the online services that are offered by Vassalboro are encouraged to contact the Town Hall at 207-872-2826.


PACE Energy Loan

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NEW LOAN PROGRAM OFFERS SMART WAY TO FINANCE HOME ENERGY
IMPROVEMENTS
For More Information Click Here.


Website Enhancements

The town tax map and assessment data can now be found on the Assessor’s page, and by clicking HERE.


Quick Service - Bureau of Motor Vehicles

Rapid Renewal Service

Vassalboro Library Hours

.Monday and Wednesday 12:30pm - 8:00pm
Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm

Transfer Station Hours

Tuesday 6:30 am to 4:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am to 4:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am to 4:30 pm
Sunday 6:30 am to 4:30 pm