Sidney, a fast-growing, picturesque central Maine town of just over four thousand people, is located between Augusta and Waterville along the west side of the Kennebec River. Sidney was settled in the 1760's as part of Vassalboro and was incorporated as a town on January 30, 1792. The town was named for Sir Philip Sidney (1554-1586) who was English poet, courtier and soldier, and is remembered as one of the most prominent figures of the Elizabethan Age.
Once an agricultural community known especially for its production of hay and apples, Sidney is still home to working farms and retains its rural character. Sidney's original nineteen schoolhouses have been replaced by the highly respected James H. Bean Elementary School that is part of the Messalonskee School District. Bordered on the west by Messalonskee Lake, Sidney is a welcoming community that offers recreational opportunities, successful businesses, an excellent education for its children, and friendly neighbors!
DOG Registrations due December 31, 2015!
The Sidney Town Office will have a drop-off box for non-perishable food and household items to support the Sidney Food Cupboard. Please help us support this local program.
The Sidney Town Office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 26, 2015 and Friday, November 27, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
The Sidney Transfer Station will be CLOSED on Friday, November 27, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. It will be OPEN on Saturday, November 28, 2015 and Sunday, November 29, 2015, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm.
The Town of Sidney's School District is RSU#18, Messalonskee
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HEAT FUND DONATIONS BEING ACCEPTED!
There are many residents that have hit upon hard times and are in need of heating aid. These people are employed and they generally are not eligible for General Assistance. By the generosity of those in better circumstances these families can be helped by the Town of Sidney Heat Fund. In order to keep this fund available we are asking for your help in donating what you can. Please make the check out to Town of Sidney and mail to 2986 Middle Road, Sidney, ME 04330 or stop by the Town Office and drop off what you can. We thank you in advance for your generosity.