Welcome To The Town Of Sidney, Maine
2010 Census Population: 4,208 Number of parcels: 1,900 Taxable Acres: 30,000
Land Area: 31,014 Bog/Swamp: 760
**NOTICE OF TAX SALE**
The Town of Sidney is accepting bids for the purchase of the municipality’s interest in five tax-acquired properties (Map 24 Lot 19; Map 27 Lot 12; Map 27 Lot 19-A; Map 28 Lot 2; and Map 57 Lot 4).
Bids are due by 1:00 PM on Monday, August 25, 2014 and will be publicly opened and read at 7:00 PM the same evening. A 10% deposit of bid amount in a cashier’s check and prescribed Bid Sheet required with the bid. Unsuccessful bid deposits will be returned. Minimum bid reserve may apply.
Bid packets, Bid Sheets, and Bidding Rules are available at the Sidney Town Office or on this website under Town Business/Bid Notices . The completed Bid Sheet is to be submitted to the Town of Sidney, 2986 Middle Road, Sidney, ME 04330 in a sealed envelope clearly marked:
“BID ON MAP#___ LOT#___”.
The Board of Selectmen reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or to accept the bid deemed most advantageous to the Town of Sidney.
No phone calls please.
The Town of Sidney's School District is RSU#18, Messalonskee
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HEAT FUND DONATIONS BEING ACCEPTED!
There are many residents that have hit upon hard times and are in need of heating aid. These people are employed and they generally are not eligible for General Assistance. By the generosity of those in better circumstances these families can be helped by the Town of Sidney Heat Fund. In order to keep this fund available we are asking for your help in donating what you can. Please make the check out to Town of Sidney and mail to 2986 Middle Rd., Sidney, ME. 04330 or stop by the town office and drop off what you can. We thank you in advance for your generosity.
Sidney, a fast-growing, picturesque central Maine town of just over four thousand people, is located between Augusta and Waterville along the west side of the Kennebec River. Sidney was settled in the 1760's as part of Vassalboro and was incorporated as a town on January 30, 1792. The town was named for Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) who was English poet, courtier and soldier, and is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan Age.
Once an agricultural community known especially for its production of hay and apples, Sidney is still home to working farms and retains its rural character. Sidney's original nineteen schoolhouses have been replaced by the highly respected James H. Bean Elementary School that is part of the Messalonskee School District. Bordered on the west by Messalonskee Lake, Sidney is a welcoming community that offers recreational opportunities, successful businesses, an excellent education for its children, and friendly neighbors!