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What's Happening


Starting August 15, Eagle Creek will be doing repairs to the Madison Dam.  As such the water level at the river will be drawn down.  It is anticipated that this will affect the water level up river as far as North Anson.


The Town Office Open - But it's always best to call ahead: 696-3971

 The Town Office is open 5 Days a week with social distancing practices in place (no more than 3 customers in the office at a time)
If you feel sick please stay home

Hours are 7:45am to 3:30pm - we continually work on sanitizing for the safety of our staff and residents.


 Other Helpful Links:

To renew a current motor vehicle registration click here. 

For hunting/fishing/boat & ATV registrations click here

For a list of general resources for residents click here

A Green Economy

With millions of dollars invested in greenhouse farming and new forest products, Madison's business development is going green. 

GO-Lab in Madison

GO-Lab founder and president Josh Henry sat down with Town Manager Tim Curtis and host Chris Perkins for segment of "Now You Know" on Somerset County Television Channel 11.  Click here to view the program

Job Opportunity

The Town of Madison (pop 4,750) currently has an opening for Code Enforcement.  The position is part time (up to 24 hours per week).  Experience is preferred but not required.  Click here to see at Job Description. Training will be provided and paid for by the Town within the first year of employment.  Click here to download a job application.  Call 696-3971 and speak to Town Manager Tim Curtis for more information.  

Living Well in Madison 

With help from AARP and Somerset Public Health a local steering committee has compiled an Age-Friendly work plan for the Town.  Click here to see the latest draft


Online service available free of charge to residents of Madison. Click here to obtain a burn permit.


Operating hours for the Residential Transfer Station on Airport Road in Norridgewock are Wednesday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  A residential permit is required.

CONSUMER FIREWORKS  Summertime fun usually includes consumer fireworks.  Please be considerate of your neighbors.  State law says no displays after 10pm.  

Waste Management Hours

Madison residents can take trash and recycling to the Crossroads Landfill on Airport Road in Norridgewock.  The facility is open Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30am to 6:00pm, and Saturdays from 7:30am to 4:00pm. 

A sticker that indicates you are from Madison is required.  Stickers are available at no charge from the Town Office. 

White Goods such as appliances can be taken to the Madison Town Garage for no charge. 


Maine Uniform Building & Energy Code (MUBEC) requires building permits for nearly all types of structures and renovations in Town's with more than 4,000 people.  Click here to see the latest updates for obtaining a building permit in Madison. 

Knitters Wanted for a Purling Posse.  Click here for more details

Online Burn Permits

Online service available free of charge to residents of Madison. Click here to obtain a burn permit.

Public Bus Schedule

Somerset Explorer local bus schedule for Madison residents. Click here

Business Friendly

See what makes Madison one of the state's 30 business friendly communities

Electronic Sign 

The message board at the Main Street Park is available for promotion of certain local events.  If your nonprofit would like to have a brief message on the sign, click here for the usages policy and procedure.

Comprehensive Plan  The Madison Comprehensive Plan was most recently updated in 2014. The entire plan is available for review at the Town Office.

People Who Care Food Cupboard
The Food Cupboard is open on Mondays from 8 AM-10 AM, Tuesdays 9AM-11AM, Wednesday 9AM-12PM, at 378 Lakewood Rd., Madison, ME. The Food Cupboard is also open from 9AM to 11AM on Thursdays at the Calvary Church-at Old Point Avenue.