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Sign Up for the Caribou City Wide Yard Sale!

Sign Up for the May 20 & 21 – 2017 City-Wide Yard Sale!

Sign up between now and April 20 for Caribou’s annual City-Wide Yard Sale.

For information, call Christina Kane-Gibson at 493-5319. To sign up, come to the Caribou Recreation Dept.

Here is a registration form: 2017 Registration Form

Also be sure to mark your location on this map and turn it in with your form:
In Town Map
Out of Town Map

City of Caribou Housing Agency – Notice of Public Comment and Public Hearing for the 2017 Section 8 Administration Plan

The draft for the 2017 Administration Plan for the City of Caribou Housing Agency is available for review until 12 pm on March 27, 2017.  Interested parties may make written comments concerning the plan up to the above stated date and time.  The draft of the 2017 Administration Plan may be viewed during regular office hours at the CHA office located at 25 High Street, Caribou ME; and on the CHA website at:

The CHA will hold a public hearing regarding the 2017 Administration Plan on March 27, 2017 at during the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting at 6 PM, in the City Council Chambers, 25 High Street, Caribou ME.

Nomination Papers Available – City Council Seat

Nomination papers are available for the June 13, 2017 Special Municipal Election beginning March 20, 2017 at the City Clerk’s Office in the municipal building.  The deadline to return nomination papers is 5:00 p.m. on April 28, 2017.  The following seat is available:

One City Council seat – the term of office will expire December 31, 2017. 

Anyone striving to hold an elective city position must be a registered voter in Caribou and must have nomination papers signed by at least twenty-five other registered Caribou voters.

Jayne R. Farrin, City Clerk

Caribou Planning Board Notice of Public Hearing

The Caribou Planning Board will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at 5:30 pm in City Council Chambers, 25 High Street. The Hearing is to consider a change of zoning request for Tax Map 15, Lot 42 from RC-2 to an R-3. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend.

Caribou City Council Notice of Public Hearing

The Caribou City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, March 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm in City Council Chambers, 25 High Street to consider an ordinance modifying building permit fees. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend. Copies of the proposed ordinance are available in the City Clerk’s Office, 25 High Street and below:

2017-3 Modifying building permit fees

Natalie MacMaster to Return to Caribou in March

10 Years ago Natalie MacMaster sold out the CPAC, and she will again March 7, 2017.

The City of Caribou is proud to announce that the world renown fiddler, Natalie MacMaster, will return to the Caribou Performing Arts Center on March 7 to again entertain hundreds with an uplifting performance. Natalie will perform with Donnell Leahy, another award winning fiddler, as well as an incredible array of talented musicians, many of which are family members.

The fiddling duo has toured extensively over the years, selling out venues far and wide. Each show is an unforgettable experience for all in attendance, and word of their musical achievements has travelled.

The City of Caribou has been working on this booking for some time now and all are thrilled to finally announce the show to the public. Austin Bleess, Caribou City Manager, says, “We are excited to bring such a talented musician to Caribou. Natalie has a sound that everyone enjoys, young and old, and she is sure to sell out the place”.

Tickets will be available for online purchase Friday, January 20, 2017, at


Voter Registration

In addition to the regular office hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday, the office of the Registrar of Voters will be open from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday February 2, 2017, in the Municipal Building at 25 High Street, Caribou, Maine, for the purpose of registering voters and updating the voter list of Caribou.

City Clerk’s Office     493-3324 ext. 221

2017 Fishing Law Books Available

In the City Clerk’s Office

25 High Street

Public Invited to the Caribou Public Library for Christmas Music and Refreshments

The public is invited to the Caribou Public Library to listen to the String Ensemble, George and Friends, play classical Christmas music. This event will be held on December 19th from 5-6:30pm and is free of charge. Light refreshments will be served.

George and Friends delighted patrons last year during their concert, and is sure to be a treat again this year. Some of their songs include Jesu Joy of Mans Desiring arraigned by Bach, Unto Us Is Born A Son, It Came Upon A Midnight Clear, Deck The Halls And The First Noel amongst many others.

“We were very excited when George and Friends reached out to us to see if they could play at the Library again this year,” said City Manager Austin Bleess. “Last year we received lots of great compliments about their performance and many people are looking forward to having them play again.”

George and Friends is an all string ensemble consisting of five musicians playing the cello, viola, and three violins. They delight audiences all around the Central Aroostook Area, and will be a great way to usher in the week leading up to Christmas.

Caribou Housing Agency is Accepting Applications

Waiting List is OPEN and is VERY SHORT for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (aka Section 8)

Eligible participants pay 30% of their monthly adjusted income towards a rental unit of their choice.

Application available on line at:

Or in office at:

Caribou Housing Agency

25 High Street

Caribou ME  04736

Phone:  (207) 493-4234

Fax:  (207) 376-0178