Dedicated on May 21, 2016, the Trenton Veterans Memorial honors the town’s residents who have served in the armed forces. The memorial is located beside the town office at 59 Oak Point Road (Route 230). BRIAN SWARTZ PHOTO

Trenton by the numbers



Trenton town information

 

Town Clerk’s report (2018)

Births: 15

Deaths: 16

Marriages: 0

 

Registered voters (March 2019)

1,324 total registered voters

349 Democrats

405 Republicans

75 Green Independent Party

495 not enrolled in any party

 

Tax Collector’s report

Outstanding tax liens as of June 30, 2018

18 accounts (15 taxpayers): $22,960.12

 

Outstanding 2018-2019 real estate taxes (as of March 11, 2019): $175,283

 

Trenton Volunteer Fire Department report for 2018

Type of call                                                     Number

Accident/traffic control                                       26

False alarms/investigation                                   16

False alarms/water leak                                         2

Public assistance/service                                       5

Accident/leaking fluids                                         2

Chimney fires                                                        2

Vehicle fire                                                             1

Structure fire                                                          1

Hazardous                                                            18

Vehicle leaking fluid                                              1

Wires on road                                                         7

Tree on wires                                                         4

Trees in roadway                                                    5

Mutual aid/station coverage                                   6

Mutual aid/vehicle extraction                                 1

Mutual aid, canceled en route                               13

Mutual aid/wood fire                                              2

Mutual aid/manpower                                            1

Mutual aid/structure fire                                       10

Carbon monoxide alarms                                        2

Wildland fire                                                           1

Grass fire                                                                 2

Burn investigations                                                 2

Odor investigation                                                  1

Public service/education                                         2

 

Total 122

 

Budget items (2018)

Selectmen: $13,062.50, including

  • Chair: $30
  • 911 officer: $4,062.50
  • Vice chair: $2,000
  • Two selectmen: $4,000 (or $2,000 apiece)

Administrator: $38,796.55

Assistant to administrator: $35,323.35

Deputy clerk: $25,940.26

Code enforcement, licensed plumbing inspector, sign warden: $18,000

Licensed plumbing inspector: $5,775

Road commissioner: $1,200

Recycling attendant: $12,060

Animal control officer: $571

Assessor: $528

Trenton Volunteer Fire Department

  • Chief: $6,400
  • Deputy chief: $1,090
  • Assistant chief: $990

Solid waste disposal: $260,000

County tax (2019): $101,934.67

Trenton police report 2018

Maine State Police, Troop J

Type of call                                                     Number

Unattended death                                                    2

Simple assault                                                         2

Criminal threatening/harassing                               1

All other theft                                                          1

Conditional release violation                                   1

Disorderly conduct                                                  1

OUI — liquor                                                          2

OAS — infraction                                                   1

Traffic offense summons                                        1

Traffic stop                                                              1

Citizen traffic complaint                                        41

PI accident                                                               8

PD accident                                                             24

Non-reportable accident                                           6

Detail                                                                        1

Mental health evaluation                                          1

Trespassing                                                               1

Family fight                                                              6

Noise disturbance                                                     4

Assist sheriff’s department                                     11

Assist other — agency                                             3

Assist state police                                                     1

Referred to sheriff’s department                             15

Referred to other                                                       1

Business alarm                                                        10

Residential alarm                                                    10

Found property                                                          1

Intelligence information — other                              6

Intelligence information — drug                               1

Citizen requires assistance                                       21

Stranded motorist                                                       2

911 hang-up call                                                       38

Civil problems                                                          11

Suspicious person/motor vehicle/incident                  6

Extra patrol/welfare check                                          2

Road hazard                                                                1

Paper service                                                               2

Resist arrest                                                                 1

Bomb team                                                                  1

Total calls for service                                              249

 

Hancock County Sheriff’s Department

Type of call                                                     Number

Simple assault                                                        6

Criminal threatening/harassment                           1

All other theft                                                         4

Fraud — swindle                                                    1

Bad checks                                                             3

False identification                                                 1

Criminal mischief/damage                                     2

Damage property — private                                   1

Synthetic narcotic — possession                            2

Unlawful sexual contact                                         1

Violation of protective order                                  1

Illegal possession of alcohol                                  1

Making false report                                                1

Probation violation                                                 3

Conditional release violation                                 7

Fireworks violation                                                1

Harassing communication                                     4

Disorderly conduct                                                7

Intoxication                                                            1

Erratic/reckless driving                                          1

OAS — infraction                                                  2

Traffic offense summons                                       9

Traffic offense — arrest                                        1

Citizen traffic complaint                                      78

PI — traffic accident                                            10

PD — traffic accident                                          44

Traffic accident, non-reportable                            7

Mental health evaluation                                       1

Trespassing                                                            2

Telephone harassment                                            2

Internet/text harassment                                        1

Family fight                                                           3

Noise disturbance                                                  1

Assist local police department                              6

Assist other agency                                               6

Assist state police                                                  2

Referred to local police department                      1

Referred to warden service                                    1

Referred to other                                                    1

Referred to animal control officer                         1

Referred to forestry                                                1

Lost property                                                         3

Found property                                                      2

Missing, no foul play indicated                             1

Citizen requested assistance                                14

Escort                                                                     1

Stranded motorist                                                   4

Civil problem                                                      10

Property check requested                                     1

Suspicious person/motor vehicle/incident         21

Abandoned vehicle                                               1

Road hazard                                                          4

Criminal arrest warrant                                         2

Speed enforcement detail                                     7

School detail                                                         1

Traffic control detail                                             1

Domestic — assault                                              2

Domestic — no assault                                         4

Non-highway traffic accident                               2

False alarm                                                          19

False 911 call                                                      50

Property damage, non-vandalism                         2

Information                                                         31

Mental health issues/check                                   2

Check well-being of person                                15

Juvenile problem                                                   1

Traffic light issues                                                 1

Serve subpeona                                                    10

Serve protection order                                           6

Unattended death                                                   3

Suspicious death                                                    2

Attended death                                                       1

Agency assist                                                         1

Total calls for service                                         454

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