All Current Alerts & Announcements

9.20.23 Public Services is actively picking up storm debris at this time. They are starting in the south end and working north.
Reminder: Taxes are due Friday, September 29th and City Hall closes at noon. Payments postmarked by September 29th will not be subject to penalty. Payments may also be dropped in the lockbox outside the front door of City Hall. Thank you!
8.23.23 The recycle hopper and residential hopper have changed. They are clearly marked and any questions please see attendant.
On July 1, 2022 Transfer Station permits are increasing. $145.00 for a Resident Permit and $20.00 for a Second Sticker.
FALL LEAF AND BRUSH PICK-UP 2023 The Public Services Department will be collecting garden debris/brush and leaves beginning the week of November 6, 2023. The crew will be making just one trip through the City to pick up garden debris/brush, so please have it placed for pick up by 7 AM on Nov. 6, 2023. Pick-up times will be 7 AM to 3 PM on weekdays. GARDEN DEBRIS/BRUSH will be taken if PLACED SEPARATELY from leaves along the edge of the sidewalk/street. PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE STREET OR SIDEWALK LEAVES Should be raked into piles along the edge of the sidewalk/street and should be covered with a tarp or weighted material. If you would rather bring your brush and leaves to the transfer station there is no charge for the month of November. Keeping the leaf piles separate from the debris/brush piles helps us to properly recycle these items and makes the process more efficient. Please remember not to block any sidewalks or roadways. If you have any questions, please call Rockland Public Services at 207-594-0320.

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  • Rockland Public Library Endowment Association (R-PLEA) is a Maine non-profit corporation, organized exclusively for charitable purposes to benefit the Library. It is under the direction of an independent Board of Directors  comprised of public-spirited citizens who volunteer their time, energy, and expertise.

    Unrestricted donations are allocated to address special current needs as well as long-term goals of the Library. Restricted contributions are used as directed by the donor to support specific activities, such as expanding the collection or special programming.  Endowment funds are placed with the Maine Community Foundation for professional investment management.

    Mission Statement:

    • Encourage donations suitable for attaining the future goals of the Library.
    • Oversee the management of endowment funds in the best interests of the library.
    • Enrich library services by providing special funding for supplemental Library programs and activities.
    • Serve as a conduit for the proper disbursement of endowment income to the library.

    We welcome all inquires.  Contact: Amy Levine, Library Director, at (207) 594-0310.

    Or mail your query to Secretary Kit Stone, R-PLEA  /  P.O. Box 18  /  Rockland, ME  04841.

    How to Build a Library

    Your charitable contribution supports the love of learning and the search for information that is at the heart of the Library's mission.  Every gift--regardless of amount--helps the Library to provide the strongest resource possible  for the community.

    How To Donate?

    Donations to the Endowment may be of any amount and are fully deductible to the extent permitted by federal law.  They may be in the form of cash, gifts of securities, or in selected cases, other gifts of value.

    Honor a loved one with a Memorial Gift. Memorial gifts will benefit the endowment and place the deceased’s name on a special plaque within the Library reserved for that purpose.

    Leave a Legacy.  Bequests are a valuable means of enlarging the endowment and they have an enduring value for Rockland’s Public Library and the people it serves.

    Donations may be sent to: R-PLEA / P.O. Box 18 / Rockland, Maine  04841

    Board of Directors

    Carlotta Miller and

    Kit Stone

     Gerald Weinand
     Kathy Elliott
    Carol Maines
    Vice President
    Lea Carver
    Assistant Treasurer 
    Brian Harden
    Merlin MillerBarbara KlapprodtBarbara Klapprodt
    Amy Levine, Ex-OfficioShelley KushnerEdward MillerLeila Murphy

    Fine libraries exist with public funds,
    but through private gifts -- they flourish!