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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

  • Office closed 4/21/2017 The Town Office will be closed Friday, April 21 and will re-open Tuesday April 25.Sorry for any inconvenience.
    Posted Apr 19, 2017, 4:22 AM by Town Office
  • Draft RSU#12 FY18 School Budget The Draft FY18 RSU#12 School Budget is now available. http://www.svrsu.org/Finances/fy-18-proposed-budget      March 30th,6:30pm, RSU12 Budget Committee Presentation, at the Palermo ...
    Posted Mar 23, 2017, 3:28 PM by Town Office
  • Town of Palermo - Treasurer The Town of Palermo is seeking applicants for the position of Treasurer.  This is a part time position paid on an hourly basis.  The Treasurer is responsible for the day ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2017, 7:50 AM by Town Office
  • Emergency Selectboard Meeting There will be an Emergency Selectboard Meeting 3/22/2017 at 7:30am at the Town Office.
    Posted Mar 21, 2017, 1:38 PM by Town Office
  • March 2017 Town Office Notice   The April 13th Selectboard meeting has been rescheduled to Tues. April 11th @6pm   There are openings for the following officers or boards: *Planning Board – 2 alternates (3 year ...
    Posted Mar 18, 2017, 8:20 AM by Town Office
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