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Welcome to Palermo!


Palermo is a special place. It is a small town in Waldo County, Maine, United States. Palermo is well situated in central Maine - a thirty minute drive from Augusta, Waterville and/or Belfast.

The population was 1,535 at the 2010 census, nearing its record high population of 1,659 in 1850. Palermo is known for its friendly people and beautiful lakes, ponds, hills, farms, and blueberry fields. The town has a total area of 43 square miles, of which 3 square miles is water, chiefly Sheepscot Pond.

Palermo is part of the Sheepscot Valley Regional School Unit (RSU 12). K-8 students go to Palermo Consolidated School, a school with around 140 students. RSU 12 has a high school of choice, with most Palermo students attending Erskine Academy in South China, Maine.

We look forward to serving you at the Palermo Town Office. For updates from the Town Office check this site, like us on Facebook, and sign up for email updates.


News from the Town Office

  • Learn about Ranked-Choice Voting (RCV) Please visit the State of Maine website for all available resource on Ranked Choice-Voting. You can visit this resource page at: http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/elec/upcoming ...
    Posted May 24, 2018, 2:30 PM by Town Office
  • RSU 12 REGIONAL BUDGET MEETING Chelsea Elementary School, 6:00pm. May 17th  The School Board of  Regional School Unit No. 12  shall conduct a Public Hearing on the following question which will be the subject ...
    Posted May 10, 2018, 1:49 PM by Town Office
  • Planning board meeting There will be a planning board meeting at 6:00 pm 4/26/2018 at the town office.  The regular scheduled Select Board meeting that also meets at 6:00 ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2018, 2:47 PM by Town Office
  • Special selectboard meeting There will be a Special Selectboard Meeting on 4/23/2018 at 6:00 PM entirely in executive session, pursuant to Title 1 M.R.S.A 405 (6)(A ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2018, 3:24 PM by Town Office
  • TRAINING Thank you for your patience while we are in training.  We want to provide prompt, accurate service and cross training takes time. There are some classes that are available on ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2018, 10:46 AM by Town Office
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