Phone: 453-7191 Fax: 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!
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: Absentee Ballots for the November 7th State/Municipal election are available until November 2nd. For a sample of the ballots click here.
Rabies Clinic: October 28th at the Benton Town office, 1:00-2:00. $15.00 per cat or dog. Any resident from any town welcome. CASH or CHECK only. Proceeds go towards Thanksgiving & Christmas meals for Benton families.
Application for Holiday Assistance: Can be found here.
October 18th:Budget Committee Meeting, 6:00pm, Benton Town Office. Only Budget Committee Members are able to participate at Budget Committee Meetings. Any other attendees are only able to observe.
October 21st : Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off Day: Pre-registration is required to participate. Call the town office to register for a time slot. For more information click here.
State Referendum/KWD Trustee Voting: November 7th, 8:00am-8:00pm.
The Bridge on the Bog Road is limited to 3 tons until further notice.
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 towards Burnham on the right side of the road. Open 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.
JANUARY 2017 -
Todd Littlefield 314-6171
Animal Control Officer
Please call the office 453-7191
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.
Melissa Patterson-Senior Office Staff
Brandy Meader- Full Time Office Staff
Sue Rodrigue- Part Time Office Staff
For local news visit The Town Line:
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