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FIREWORKS. 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).
Melissa Patterson- Selectman
Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff
Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff
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.
Monday-Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Address: 1279 Clinton Ave
Benton, ME 04901
2018 Comprehensive Plan Executive Summary DRAFT can be found here.
2018 Comprehensive Plan Section I DRAFT can be found here.
2018 Comprehensive Plan Section II DRAFT can be found here.
2018 Comprehensive Plan Section III DRAFT can be foundhere.
2018 Comprehensive Plan Section IV DRAFT can be foundhere.
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.
Alewife Festival Meeting: March 21, 5:00 PM at the Benton Town Office.
For information on the Strategic Planning Board's Comprehensive Plan click here.
SELECTBOARD MEETING CHANGE FOR APRIL
The April Selectman Meeting will be on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 at 6PM. Any questions, please call the Town Office at 453-7191.
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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