About Cranberry Isles



Acreage:
2,043 (Sq. Mi.: Land 3.2, water 39.2)

Included are:
Great Cranberry Island, Islesford, Sutton Island, Baker Island and Bear Island.

Municipal Building:
Main Road, P.O. Box 56, Islesford 04646; Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 244-4475, fax 244-3714, www.cranberryisles-me.gov, e-mail [email protected]

2010 Election Results

Town Government:
Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.:
Richard F. Beal 244-7235

Town Clerk:
Denise McCormick 244-4475

Treasurer:
Denise McCormick 244-4475

Tax Collector:
Denise McCormick 244-4475

Assessor:
Matt Caldwell 487-5005

Registrar of Voters:
Denise McCormick 244-4475

Emergency Management:
Vacant

Welfare Director:
Denise McCormick 244-4475

Public Works Director:
Eric Dyer 244-4475

Road Commissioner:
Board of Selectmen 244-4475

Code Enforcement:
Kimberly Keene 288-4024

Plumbing Inspector:
Kimberly Keene 288-4024

Constable:
Richard Beal 244-7235, GCI, Richard Howland, LCI 244-4475

Fire Chief:
Norman Sanborn, GCI, Vacant, LCI 244-4475

Animal Control Officer:
Tiffany Tate 479-6620

Health Officer:
Wanda Porter 244-0763

Harbor Master:
Norman Sanborn 244-3624, Bruce Fernald 244-5283

Supt. of Schools:
Robert E. Liebow 288-5049

School Board (3):
Chr. Katherine Chaplin 244-5013; meets monthly

Planning Board (5):
Chr. Steve Philbrook 244-3782; meets as needed

Appeals Board (5):
Chr. Kate Chaplin 244-5013; meets as needed

Assessment Review (2):
Chr. Michael D. Macfarlan 244-3078; meets as needed

House Dist. 35:
Rep. Elspeth Flemings (D)

Senate Dist. 28:
Sen. Brian Langley (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 3:
Fay A. Lawson (D)

Zoning:
Shoreland; implemented 1974;  last amended 1992

Comprehensive Plan:
Being reviewed

Last Townwide Valuation:
2003

Fiscal Year:
Jan. 1-Dec. 31

Town Meeting:
Second Mon. in March

Municipal Election:
Second Mon. in March

Fire Department:
Volunteer 911

Libraries:
Great Cranberry Island Library 244-7358
Islesford Library 244-9565

School:
Islesford Elementary School 244-3961
Longfellow School 244-7358

Post Offices:
Cranberry Isles 04625, 244-3328
Islesford 04646, 244-5621

Ferry Service:
Beal & Bunker (daily) 244-3575
Cranberry Cove Ferry (seasonal) 244-5882

Trash Collection/Recycling:
Gray Enterprises 244-5850

Churches:
Congregational 2, Roman Catholic 1

Population:
1980: 198
1990: 189
2000: 128

Year-round/Seasonal Residences:
1980: 155/137
1990: 91/234
2000: 67/277

2000 Population by Ages
0-4         3
5-19       21
20-44     39
45-64     29
65 up     36
TOTAL   128

Median Age:
45.5

Taxation History:
Valuation          Mill            Raised
Year     (000’s)            Rate          (000’s)
1960    $    474           .055            $ 26
1970         614            .009              55
1980      19,374          .0055           107
1990      23,640          .01175         282
2000      80,763          .0053           428
2001      82,110          .0073           599
2002      82,937          .0080           663
2003    161,899          .00620         997
2004    162,006          .00660      1,069
2005    160,733          .00690      1,109
2006    162,371          .00690      1,120
2007    162,853          .00690      1,124
2008    163,105          .00690      1,125
2009    163,138          .00715      1,166