Richmond, Maine: A Small Town with a Big Heart

If you're looking for a place to visit or call home, consider Richmond, Maine. We're blessed with unparalleled beauty, from the rolling hills that surround us to the timeless Kennebec River that defines our downtown.

Swan Island - on the Historic Register

Visitors come from miles away to Swan Island, just a stone’s throw from downtown Richmond. Four miles of trails and camping are yours to enjoy as you share the island with deer and bald eagles.

Shopping Here, Shopping There

Downtown Richmond has a lot of small shops that take you back to an earlier time. Whether shopping antiques or looking for a special gift, you can probably find something of interest right in town.

But when you get a hankering for more shopping choices, you can reach the shopping nexus of Topsham about 20 minutes away. Or enjoy the cultural offerings of the Augusta Civic Center about 30 minutes in the other direction. And if your interest is the ocean, you'll find the beautiful Maine coast just 20 minutes away - get there by car or


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Maintaining an environment for business growth is a priority for Richmond. Our participatory style of local government is responsive to the needs of local business. Visit our economic development pages and our business attraction page to learn more.



Sealed bids will be accepted by the Town of Richmond, Maine on the following tax acquired property:

Town Map U01 lot 092 located at 52 High Street, land and building, formerly owned by Thelma G. Chase.

Bids will be accepted at the Town Office, 26 Gardiner Street, Richmond, ME 04357, until 4:00 pm on Thursday, November 6, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened.  Each bid shall be plainly marked “BID ON TAX ACQUIRED PROPERTY” and shall be completed on the “Town of Richmond Tax Acquired Property Bid” sheet.  Faxed or email bids will not be accepted.  If the highest bids are equal, the bid first received shall be considered the highest bid.  Minimum bid $10,000.

It is anticipated that bids will be considered at the meeting of the Board of Selectmen on Wednesday, November 12, 2014.  The Selectmen reserve the right to reject any or all bids.
Full payment for awarded bids shall be made to the Town of Richmond no later than December 18, 2014.  The Town will issue a quitclaim deed without covenants which will convey the town’s interest in the property.  The successful bidder will be responsible for their half of the transfer tax and the cost of recording the deed.  The Town shall not be responsible for any condition of the property or any personal property that may be present.


Richmond, Maine - a wonderful place to live and visit
News & Updates

RYRA Meeting October 16, 2014 at 6:30p.m.-Basketball planning and preparation meeting.

***IMPORTANT*** please share..... If you're interested in coaching basketball for RYRA this year you must attend our mandatory coaches meeting/clinic on November 12th from 5pm to 6:30pm. over at the gym of the Richmond High School. (please note....this will not guarantee you a coaching spot but it will have you on the right track) In the meeting we will go over policy and procedure and other information. Around 5:30pm we will break off with both the Varsity Boy's and Girls coaches for some guidance on coaching our youth this year. We recommend bringing along a notepad and pen. This will be posted to the Town's website and a courtesy email will go out from our Recreation Director to all those we have on file.

RYRA Meeting October 21, 2014 at 6:30p.m.-Monthly Meeting-Agenda

Selectmen Meeting THURSDAY OCTOBER 30, 2014 at 6:00p.m.-Agenda

Halloween October 31st.

MaineDOT-2014-2016 Work Plan

Cobbossee Watershed Water Level Report-June

Richmond Business Owner Survey: Following is a survey for all business owners in Richmond. It is a shortened version of one that is being mailed out on Monday to every business owner in Richmond. Our aim is to enable Town staff to learn more about your business operation. It also helps us identify issues you may be facing so that whenever possible, we can provide information, resources and support to help your business to remain and expand in Richmond. All information that you provide will be kept confidential. Click Here

Free burning permits available through the Warden's Report. The Town Office cannot issue permits at this time.

Check out the Community Events Page for local events and our Newest Edition of the Mainely Richmond!

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