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 Sidney's original nineteen schoolhouses have been replaced by the highly respected James H. Bean Elementary School that is part of the Messalonskee School District.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!
Memorial Day Parade will be held Monday May 28, 2018.
Starting at 10:00AM from the Public Works Center to the Blake Road.
Town Office will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.
Board of Selectmen will meet on Tuesday May 29, 2018 starting at 6:30PM.
Code Enforcement Officer will be in on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 starting at 6PM.
Sidney Road Crew has an immediate job opening.
Applications are due to the "Road Foreman" by June 4th.
Please view further details under: "Town Business", "Job/Committee Openings".
Sidney is currently seeking bid propsals for the processing of both recycling and solid waste.
Please find detailed information & bid sheet under "Town Business", "Bid Notices".
UPCOMING VOTING INFORMATION:
The Town of Sidney will vote on regular ballots for the RSU#18 budget and on Ranked-Choice ballots for the State Primary and Referendum on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, 8:00am -8:00pm at the Sidney Town Office (2986 Middle Road, Sidney, Maine).
Absentee Ballots are now available until Thursday, June 7, 2018.
The following You Tube video has been issued by the Maine Secretary of State's Office to explain Ranked-Choice voting and ballots: https://youtu.be/xcGGH7E_vNk
There are many residents that have come 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 Road, Sidney, ME 04330 or stop by the Town Office and drop off what you can. We thank you in advance for your generosity.