TURNER — The Board of Selectmen has taken the following actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

​ Town Office: It  will be open through Friday, March 20. Beginning Monday, March 23, the office will be closed to public access until Monday, April 13. The building will be staffed, and residents are urged to conduct transactions online or via phone to the greatest practical extent. Use the office websiteat www.turnermaine.com, or call 207-225-3414.

Town meeting and elections: The town meeting and local referendum election scheduled for April 3 and 4 are postponed. The new dates will be announced once it is appropriate to do so — with ample notice. Residents can stay up to date by checking the town’s Facebook page.

Boofy Quimby Memorial Center: All activities are canceled until May 1, other than SAD 52 food distribution and any previously scheduled weddings. Contact Elaine Terreri at 225-3788 for more information.

Code enforcement/building permits: Many of these can be issued without a trip to the Town Office. Visit the Code Enforcement page, listed under Departments, on the website for permit applications.

Fire/Rescue building: Open for staff only. No public admission.


Burning permits: Obtained online only, per order of the fire warden. Go to the website, under “Department.” Do not come to the station for a permit.

Transfer station: Open but residents are prohibited from entering the building.

Planning Board meeting/public hearings: Canceled.

Food Pantry: Open Wednesday, March 25.

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