The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Application for Weed Control for City Sidewalks

Application for weed control will be made for the city sidewalks on July 16th – July 26th.  Materials are registered by the E.P.A. and will be applied by state certified/licensed applicators.  If you have question on this please call (207) 532-2684.

Bat Echolocation Children’s Program at the Caribou Public Library

The Caribou Public Library is hosting a special Bat Echolocation program for children ages 4 and older. Presented by Jerry Schneider, the event will include slides, taped bat calls and a t-shirt craft.  Please bring a white shirt for your child or $4 to purchase one on site.  The event will be held on Wednesday, July 25th from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  Please call the Caribou Public Library for more information at 493-4214.

Bat Program Flyer

City Clerk & General Assistance Offices Closed for Training

The City Clerk & General Assistance Offices will be closed September 11, 2018 for training.

City Clerk & General Assistance Offices Closed for Elections

The City Clerk and General Assistance Offices will be closed for Elections: September 6, 2018 and November 6, 2018.



Mainebiz to Host FREE Networking Event in Caribou

Mainebiz will host the Caribou business community at The Warehouse Bar & Grill on Thursday, June 28 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. during their On the Road with Mainebiz series.

Business people from the region will be invited to join Mainebiz for a networking reception from 5-7pm. The event will gather business executives from the area, along with Mainebiz staff members including Publisher Donna Brassard and Editor Peter Van Allen for an evening of networking.

“The celebration is hoped to encourage business leaders from not just the Caribou area, but surrounding areas to help businesses network and exchange ideas, states Donna Brassard, Publisher of Mainebiz. Guests will enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, soft drinks, and a cash bar.”  This event is free to attend but guests are encouraged to register in advance by visiting

The presenting sponsor of the 2018 On the Road with Mainebiz event series is Jobs in Maine and the regional sponsors are Katahdin Trust Company and MMG Insurance. Mainebiz has planned two additional “On the Road” events this year in Bethel and Bangor. For more information, go to

Mainebiz is Maine’s premier business news source, covering business news from Fort Kent to Kittery. With its website (, Daily Report, Weekly Report, Real Estate Insider I and II via email, Mainebiz Events Newsletter, and its flagship print publication, Mainebiz continues to expand its reach, bringing vital news to Maine’s business community through varied media.

Questions about sponsorship or about attending this Mainebiz event? Please contact Catherine Tanous, Events/Marketing Coordinator at or 207.761.8379 ext. 329.

Library Summer Reading Program

Get ready for the summer reading programs at the Caribou Public Library!  Earn great prizes by participating in reading logs, scratch-off tickets or BINGO, depending on your age.  These will begin on June 18th and may be picked up at the library.

The theme for this summer’s weekly programs is “Music”.  Including a variety of musical activities, the programs will be held from July 9th to August 15th for the following age groups:

Elementary – Mondays from 3:00 to 3:45

0-24 months old – Tuesdays from 10:30 to 11

Preschool – Wednesdays from 10:30 to 11

A special bat echolocation event for ages 4 and above will be held on Wednesday, July 25th from 3:30-4:30 pm.

Also, the library will be offering three Saturday programs for children ages 4 and older titled, Bound for Books: A Book Arts Series for Kids. The programs are scheduled for: June 16 – Turkish Map Books, July 14 – Papyrus Roll, and August 4 – Single sheet book.

Sign up for any of these programs by calling the library at 493-4214 or stop by in person at 30 High Street.

The City Accepts Credit/Debit Cards

The City of Caribou accepts credit/debit cards from Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

The General Assistance Office Announces

Starting May 1, 2018: the number of weekly job searches will be five.

Caribou Public Library Offers New Business Tool to Entrepreneurs

The Caribou Public Library recently subscribed to Gale Small Business Builder, a premier online business planning tool for individuals who are exploring the idea of entrepreneurship, want to start a small business or operating an existing business. This resource will help small businesses and nonprofits increase their likelihood of success by helping them build a Business Plan. This program is available to all patrons at the Caribou Public Library for free. Details are below:

Press Release – Small Business Builder

MDOT – Painting of Caribou Bridge #6255

The Maine Department of Transportation is currently working on the final design of a painting project for the Caribou Bypass Bridge #6255 in the City of Caribou. It is estimated it may begin as early as April 2018 and be completed by December 2018. You can find more details below:

MDOT – Painting of Caribou Bridge #6255

If you have any questions, concerns or other areas of interest, please contact Devin Anderson, Project Manager at Maine Department of Transportation Bridge Program: 446-0428 or