The official web site of The Town of Cushing Maine

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Selectmen Meeting
December 9, 2019
Cushing Community Center
Agenda, when available, here.

Cemetery Committee Meeting
November 15, 2019
Cushing Community Center

Cushing Selectmen Seeking Volunteer

The Cushing Board of Selectman are seeking a volunteer to serve on the Cemetery Committee. The committee doesn’t have regularly scheduled meetings but needs a person who is willing to commit to learning procedures necessary for the keeping of Cushing Cemeteries and State standards. If interested, please contact the Town Office during business hours.

Renewal of Limited-Purpose Aquaculture (LPA) Licenses for 2020 

Sites Requesting Renewal: JTAY118, JTAY218

Dear Selectmen and Harbormaster:

The LPA licenses listed above are located in state waters in your municipality and are proposed for renewal for 2020. The Department of Marine Resources is accepting written comments on the proposed renewal until December 15, 2019. We respectfully request that during the 14-day comment period you post this letter as a public notice in your Town Office.

For information on the location of these LPAs please visit the following website and zoom into your town: http://www.maine.govIdmrlaquacultureIleasesdecisions/index.html

Comments concerning the renewal of this license should be sent or emailed to:

Post: Maine Department of Marine Resources
Attn: Angel Wilson, LPA Program
32 Blossom Lane
Augusta, ME 04330

Email: AngeI.Wilson@Maine.gov

Public Notice
Town of Cushing

Nomination papers for the following elected offices will be available during regular business hours at the town office beginning Monday, December 9, 2019.  At least 25 and not more than 100 signatures are necessary.  Submittal to the clerk is required by 2:30 pm Friday, January 17, 2020

Selectman Seat #1 (3-year term)
AssessorSeat #3 (3-year term)
Budget Committee MemberSeat #3 (5-year term)


The Knox County Commission and the Knox County Budget Committee will hold a Public Hearing on the 2020 Knox County Budget proposal on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 6:00 P.M. The meeting will be held in the Commission Hearing Room, located on the ground floor of the Courthouse at 62 Union Street in Rockland. All meeting attendees must enter the building using the back entrance on High Street.

Copies of the Knox County proposed 2020 budget are posted on the County’s website at http://www.knoxcountymaine.gov and are also available at the County Administrative office. Copies of the budget will also be available at the public hearing.
Copies can also be found here.

This will be last public hearing before the County Commission and Budget Committee vote to finalize the County’s budget for 2020. All interested persons are urged to attend and comment on the budget proposal.


This is a reminder that dog licenses will expire December 31, 2019.

Licenses are available online at www.doglicensing.com or at the town office. At the town office, please bring or mail a copy of the certificate of rabies vaccination along with $6.00 for spay/neutered; $11.00 for able to produce to the town office. A late fee of $25.00 will be added to the license fee February 1, 2020.

Town Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 8:30-4:30, Friday-7:30-2:30. Address: 39 Cross Road.

If you have any questions, contact the town office at 354-2375.

2019 Property Tax Bills
The 2019 property tax bills were mailed out at the end of July. If you were expecting one but not have received one yet please contact the town office at 207-354-2375.

cushing town offices

Town Office, Library and Community Center
39 Cross Road
Cushing, Maine 04563

Town Office Hours:
Monday 8:30 to 4:30
Wednesday 8:30 to 4:30
Friday 7:30 to 2:30
Telephone: 207-354-2375
Fax: 207-354-1375