Robin Cyr-Selectman

Road Commissioner
Todd Littlefield 314-6171

Animal Control Officer 
Kathy Ross 441-7121

School Board Members
Ronald Liberty - 314-4996

Katie Flood-Gerow 314-7517
School Board info

Cemetery Info: Robin Patterson 540-3793

Benton Veterans Memorial

Any veteran who entered the service while living in Benton and served in a period of conflict is eligible for inclusion on the Memorial.   Anyone with names or information regarding veterans who qualify for inclusion on the Memorial should contact the Benton Park and Veterans Committee through the Town Office.   

Town Office Staff

Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff

Brandy Meader- Full Time Office Staff

Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff

Assessors' Agent

Ryan Stinneford

Doug Dixon-Selectman

For local news visit the Town Line Newspaper:

Benton has no ordinance. State laws apply.  In general, "consumers" may use fireworks between 9 AM and 10 PM with exceptions on/around July 4th and Dec 31st.   To view the law, click here.   Noise complaints should be directed to dispatch at 624-7076. 

VEHICLE EXCISE TAX EXEMPTION FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL  The Commanding Officer's certification form for personnel stationed outside of Maine is here.  

For information about BURN/FIRE PERMITS, click here

FOOD PANTRY.  Benton uses the Fairfield Interfaith Food Pantry located at 23 Lawrence Ave., Fairfield (behind the Fairfield Town Office).

Board of Selectman

Melissa Patterson- Selectman


Treasurer/ Tax Collector

James Mayo



Office Hours

Monday-Wednesday:  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Thursday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Phone: (207)-453-7191  

Fax: (207)-453-4428


Address: 1279 Clinton Ave
Benton, ME 04901


Congratulations to the Town of Benton for the Award of Longest Supporting Municipal Partner with KVCOG!

​The Town of Benton received an anonymous donation. Going forward a Thanksgiving meal will be provided to a Benton resident in the name of  "Stormy Angel's Thanksgiving". In memory of Stormy Guzzo. 


Second Monday of each month:  Monthly Selectmen's Meeting, 6:00pm Benton Town Office. 

Second Tuesday of each month:  Monthly Planning Board Meeting, 7:00 PM, Benton Town Office.

Absentee Ballots: Ballots are available at the Town Office for the March 9th Municipal Election.

Alewife Festival MeetingFebruary 28th, 6:00 PM at the Benton Town Office. 

For information on the Strategic Planning Board's Comprehensive Plan click here

March 4th - Benton Democratic Caucus:​ 1:00-3:00 PM at the Benton Town Office. Voter Registration will be from 12:30-1:00 PM. 

​​TRANSFER STATION: The Clinton/Benton Transfer Station is 6.3 miles north of the Benton Town Office on the Bangor Rd-Rte 11 through the Town of Clinton on the right hand side of the road. Hours are Wed-Thur-Fri-Sat 7 AM to 5 PM. 

Hours are 9 AM to Noon the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.  Point of contact is Nancy Marcoux at 509-9972.   CLOTHING.  The Lamb's Clothes Closet provides clothing, one bag per visit per person.  Adult, child and baby clothes are available every Tuesday, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.   For more info, click here


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