Brewer News

Brewer News


Brewer makes “Top Ten” in Maine for single-family homes sales

Brewer’s debut on the hottest towns list is also an outlier — the only town in the top 10 this year that’s not in the southern half of the state. The Penobscot County city of 9,000, across the Penobscot River from Bangor, had a 17.4% increase in home sales between 2019 and 2020. Its median sales price […]

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Dog registration update

If you received a letter from the Brewer City Clerk’s office reminding you to register your dog by February 1st, we encourage you to do so. However, the late fee referenced in the letter has been suspended by the State for the time being due to COVID-19. Please call the Clerk’s office at 989-7050 if […]

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South Main Street paving update

Beginning at 8:00 PM Sunday August 30th, we will be installing surface pavement on South Main Street as part of the MaineDOT resurfacing project.  This project runs approximately from Elm Street to Abbott Street.  Overnight work is currently planned for Sunday (8/30), Monday (8/31), and Tuesday (9/1).  These dates are weather dependent.  This surface paving […]

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South Main Street paving update

Beginning at 8:00 PM Sunday August 2nd, Northeast Paving will be milling the asphalt paving on South Main Street as part of the MaineDOT resurfacing project.  This project runs approximately from Elm Street to Abbott Street.  Milling operations are planned to occur Sunday and Monday night.  Weather permitting, Northeast Paving will be installing the first […]

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Reminder! New trash rules effective July 6th!

In conjunction with the discontinuance of the pay as you throw tag program, the City has implemented guidelines for residents when placing trash curbside for collection. These rules go into effect Monday, July 6.    Over the next few weeks, the time that your household trash is picked up may fluctuate. Please be sure to have your trash […]

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Frequently asked questions about new trash program

What are the new rules for curbside pickup? All trash must be in bags, except cardboard as long as it is broken down to 2′ x 2′ or smaller and bundled. Each household is limited to 5 bags per week. Each bag must be no heavier than 40 pounds. Bags larger than 30 gallons in […]

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Trash Tags No Longer Required

Temporary suspension of Brewer’s Pay As You Throw trash program is now permanent. All trash must be in bags, except cardboard as long as it is broken down to 2′ x 2′ or smaller and bundled. Each household is limited to 5 bags per week. Each bag must be no heavier than 40 pounds. Bags […]

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