Beginning April 12, 2023, the Peru ATV Club will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Peru Fire Station (3 Main Street, Peru). You do not need to be a member of the ATV Club or a resident of Peru to attend these meetings.
Friday night, February 3, about 45 Peru residents at a special town meeting unanimously approved taking $200,000.00 from the town’s surplus account to purchase road equipment. The $200,000 will be replaced in surplus when insurance money from the loss of the town garage is received.
During the early-morning hours of January 27, 2023, the Peru Town Garage burned to the ground with all contents destroyed, including all the town's trucks. The cause of the fire remains as yet undetermined; State of Maine Fire Marshalls visited the scene this morning. We appreciate the outpouring of support and offers of assistance from other communities. ~ Town of Peru Selectboard
Hi folks! The most recent LEA eNewsletter included the following information about an important Maine legislative update. An Act to Fund the Lake Restoration and Protection Fund (LD 164) This important bill is coming to a public hearing on Monday, January 30th at 9:00 am and will allocate $9 million to the Lake Restoration and Protection Fund at the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Funds will support projects that improve or maintain the quality of lake waters in Maine. This funding will help mitigate algae blooms and other water quality issues facing our lakes. Healthy lakes and ponds are essential to a thriving Maine economy but the cost of…
The Augusta office holds HHE-200 (septic plan) records from July 1974 to present. To look up online septic system records with the State of Maine: Click on link: State of Maine Subsurface Water Unit Click the orange “Get Started” button Begin your search by choosing Peru from the dropdown menu and the year that you would like to search The entire screen will fill up with all of the permits from the year(s) you choose. If uncertain timeframe, simply leave years empty and all of the permits for Peru will populate.
Recently, the Selectboard hired Dave Douglass of As Remembered LLC to clean the veterans' stones in several of Peru's cemeteries. Attached are some of the beautiful results.
Alzheimer Support is a free service that assists Peru families who have loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. Through their free search tool and database of Alzheimer’s care facilities, families in need of care for their loved ones can locate licensed care homes and communities in the Peru area that are best equipped to provide care for their loved ones. You can visit their website at https://www.alzheimersupport.com/memory-care/maine/
Maine Forest Service Tree Growth Tax Law Information The Maine Legislature enacted the Tree Growth Tax Law in 1972 to help Maine landowners maintain their property as productive woodlands, and to broadly support Maine’s wood products industry. By choosing to develop a Woodland Management Plan designed to realize the value of your timber (and meet other goals for your forest) through well-planned harvests over time, your property may be eligible for enrollment. You should be sure you understand all of the benefits and obligations of Maine's Tree Growth Tax Law, as well as the penalties for removing your land from the…