About Dedham

Acreage: 29,571

Sq. Mi.: Land 39.2 Water 5.0

Town includes Lucerne-in-Maine Village Corporation. See below for Lucerne officials.

Municipal Building: 2073 Main Rd., Suite A, Dedham 04429; Mon., Tues, Wed., Fri. 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Thurs. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. 843-6217, fax 843-0657, dedhamme.org, e-mail [email protected]

Town Government: Board of Selectmen (3)

Board Chr.: John Easton 843-6217

Admin. Assistant: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Town Clerk: Lisa Lovely 843-6217

Treasurer: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Tax Collector: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Assessor: Herbert Dickey, Agent 843-6217

Registrar of Voters: Lisa Lovely 843-6217

Emergency Management: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Welfare Director: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Road Commissioner: Craig Hamilton 843-6217

Code Enforcement: Richard Leavitt 843-6217

Building/Plumbing Inspector: Richard Leavitt 843-6217

Fire Chief: Craig Shane 843-7530

Animal Control Officer: Daniel Joy 843-6217

Health Officer: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Supt. of Schools: James Stoneton 825-3364

School Board (5): Michelle Taylor; meets second Wed. each month

Planning Board (5): John Wedin; meets second Thurs. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Jim Shanley; meets as needed

Assessment Review (3): Board of Selectmen 843-6217; meets as needed

Lucerne-in-Maine Village Corporation

Municipal Building: 2073 Main Rd., Suite B, Dedham 04429; Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; 843-5846, fax 843-0657, lucernevillage.org, e-mail [email protected]

Village Government: Board of Overseers (3)

Board Chr.: Randy Albert 843-5846

Admin. Assistant: Lori Bennett 843-5846

Village Clerk: Lori Bennett 843-5846

Treasurer: Randy Albert 843-5846

Tax Collector: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Assessor: Herbert Dickey, Agent 843-6217

Code Enforcement: Rick Leavitt 843-621

Fire Chief: Craig Shane, 843-7530

Animal Control Officer: Daniel Joy 974-8618

Health Officer: Michelle Begin 843-6217

Planning Board (6): Chr. William Michaud; meets second Wed. each month

Appeals Board (5): Chr. Jeff Cammack; meets as needed

House Dist. 131 — Rep. Karl Ward (R)

Senate Dist. 8 — Sen. Kimberley Rosen (R)

County Commissioner Dist. 2 —Percy L. Brown Jr. (R)

Comprehensive Plan: 2010

Last Townwide Valuation: 2009

Fiscal Year: July 1-June 30

Town Meeting: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Municipal Election: June 12, 2018

Fire Department: Volunteer 911

Ambulance: Capital Ambulance Service 945-9600

School: Dedham Elementary School 843-6498

Post Office: Holden 04429, 843-6474

Church: Congregational

Population: 1980: 841; 1990: 1,229; 2000: 1,422; 2010: 1,681

Year-round/Seasonal Residences: 1980: 310/511; 1990: 469/495; 2000: 943/479

2010 Population by Ages
0-4 93
5-19 265
20-44 449
45-64 676
65 up 198
TOTAL 1,681

Median Age 46.2

Registered and Unenrolled Voters
Democrat 351
Green Independent 45
Libertarian 0
Republican 485
Unenrolled 512
Total 1,393

Dedham 2017 Mill Rate: .0143

Lucerne 2017 Mill Rate: .0162