NOTICE: In light of the current COVID-19 situation, the Town Office has new procedures to help protect our employees and customers from giving or receiving this virus:
*Customers MUST call ahead before coming to the office. Appointments are necessary to spread out the number of customers in our office at one time.
*Customers MUST sanitize their hands before AND after transacting business. We have a large bottle of sanitizer on our counter. Customers are encouraged to wash their hands in the bathrooms upon entering the building. 
*Customers who are sick in any way (cold, recovering from treatment, etc)--Please stay home!! Call the office if any business needs to be done. This also applies to customers who have recently returned from a trip that required them to leave the state of Maine.
*We request payments be made by check or credit card. We will take cash if necessary, but would like to limit the amount of cash we handle in the office.
*Customers are encouraged to use our online services (see "Online Services" under the Town Government tab on this website). You can register your vehicle, snowmobile, ATV, Boat, and make tax payments all online. As always, these things can also be done through the mail. Give Corrine or Sarah a call--207-435-4361--to discuss options.
To view Office Hours, click on Office Personnel under the Town Government tab

Upcoming Events:

August 15: Community-Wide Yard Sale, 8 am to 2 pm. Instead of the usual Whoopie Pie Festival held in one location, the Yard Sale is in effort to still have an event to sell whoopie pies but avoid having a large crowd at the same place at one time! Register your location for $15 and have your yard sale advertised on a special map. Whoopie Pies must be sold. Contact Corrine @ 207-227-0819 or at the Town Office 207-435-4361 FMI. Registration Form

August 15: Fireworks show over the lake, 8:30 pm. Fireworks set off from the Forestry Wharf, spectators are encouraged to watch from their own camps or from a boat (please use extra lighting on boats). Thank you to everyone who donated toward the show--it is very much appreciated! Donation Form

August 16: Open House, 12-3 pm, Portage Lake Historical Society, 9 Cottage Rd. White Pine seedlings will be given out to celebrate Maine's 200th year of state-hood! Please wear a face covering & practice social distancing guidelines. 

August 19: PLA Regular Meeting, 5 pm, Portage Lake Municipal Building

August 19: Selectboard Regular Meeting, 6 pm, Portage Lake Municipal Building

August 22: Rayno Cote Memorial Golf Tournament, 9 am, Portage Hills Country Club

September 5: Annual Ring of Fire, dusk, sponsored by Portage Lake Association. Property owners around the Lake are encouraged to have a final campfire of the season to crate a "ring of fire" around Portage Lake. Be sure to get the proper fire permits, if necessary.