Public Hearing Notice

The Caribou City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, June 13, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. in Council Chambers located at City Hall, 25 High Street.

The public hearing is in consideration of Ordinance No, 5, 2022 Series, An ordinance to amend Chapter5, Fire Prevention, to clarify the responsibility for snow removal from they hydrants located within the City of Caribou

 Information regarding these public hearings will be available on the City’s website at and in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 25 High Street.

Interested individuals are encouraged to attend. 

Ordinance No. 5, 2022 Series

Maine’s Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) Program Application is Available

The program launched this morning and is now capable of accepting applications.

To apply for assistance, visit

Frequently-asked questions about the program are available at They can also be found at the consumer application portal.

If you have questions not answered on our frequently-asked questions page, you can contact the Bureau through our website.

Nonprofits around the state are prepared to answer questions and assist with the application process.

For residents of Aroostook County – Aroostook County Action Program (207-764-3721)

Homeowners requiring legal assistance or who are facing imminent loss of their home may be provided with assistance by two legal aid organizations, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, and Legal Services for the Elderly, under contracts with the bureau.

A general description of the program, including income guidelines, benefit limits and required documentation, is found.

Aroostook Waste Solutions Fund Raising Opportunity

AWS is once again seeking non-profit groups that are interested in raising funds and helping the environment. AWS will make cash donations to non-profit organizations that assist us with picking up windblown litter from the area around our facilities in Fort Fairfield and Presque Isle. No need to advertise, sell tickets or seek donations…a little time and effort is all that is required. For more information, please contact Mark Draper, Solid Waste Director at 473-7840, extension 4.

Aroostook Waste Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.

Pandemic Relief Program for Utilities for Older Adult Renters

Trouble Paying Utilities? Financial Assistance is Available for Qualifying Older Tenants!

The ACAP Team can help you apply for benefits that are paid directly to the landlord and/or utility company and will not be counted as income against the household. All applications are processed locally by ACAP, and payment is typically issued in four to eight weeks. For more information, call ACAP at 764-3721 or apply online at

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