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Thank you for inquiring about Greenville and the greater Moosehead Lake Region. We believe that you will be as impressed as most people are when they have visited our area and make the decision to visit or relocate. We hope that the following information will be of value to you.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION

Moosehead Lake Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director, Amber Lavigne
P.O. Box 581, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2702
www.mooseheadlake.org
info@mooseheadlake.org
 
Town of Greenville
John Simko, Town Manager
PO Box 1109, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2421
www.greenvilleme.com
John@GreenvilleME.com
 
 
EDUCATION

School Union #60
(Greenville, Beaver Cove, Rockwood, Shirley Willimantic & Kingsbury Plt.)
Kelly MacFadyen - Principal
Beth Lorigan - Superintendent
Pritham Ave., Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-3708
The Greenville School System has a reputation for providing high quality education; offering a rich mix of traditional and innovative education.
The student /teacher ratio of approximately 11 to 1 ensures that students receive the individual attention the deserve.
The school enrollment is about 148 students grades K-12. All grades are housed in one building, plus access to Pritham Gymnasium and athletic fields and community playground.
 
 
HEALTH SERVICES

Charles A. Dean Memorial Hospital and Transition Care
Eugene Murray, Jr., CEO
364 Pritham Ave., Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-5200
www.cadean.org
gmurray@emhs.org
24-hour ambulance service covering all of the greater Moosehead Lake Region
24-hour emergency department
Acute care hospital (with beds for acute or transitional care)
Cardiac Rehab
Diagnostic services (e.g., lab, mammography, and x-ray services as well as occupational therapy, physical, and speech therapy)
Education services
LifeFlight of Maine (air medical, critical care transport service)
26 beds for acute and transitional care
Specialty physician clinics (i.e., cardiology, dentistry, family practice, orthopedics, podiatry, and urology)
Surgery
C.A. Dean is affiliated with Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) in Bangor, Maine. EMHS is a network of other hospitals and healthcare services throughout central, eastern, and northern Maine and includes Eastern Maine Medical Center, a 426-bed, tertiary care facility in Bangor.

Northwoods Healthcare
Eugene Murray, Jr., CEO
364 Pritham Ave., Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-5220
www.cadean.org
gmurray@emhs.org
Northwoods Healthcare is the hospital based physician practice which includes walk-in clinics, primary care physician practices and specialty clinics.
Three locations:
Greenville, Main Office
Monson
Sangerville
 
EMERGENCY SERVICES
In case of Emergency call 9-1-1!

Police
Greenville Police Department
Service Area: Greenville and Beaver Cove
Jeffery Pomerleau, Chief
PO Box 1109, 7 Minden Street, Greenville, ME 04441
Business Line: 207-695-3835
Piscataquis County Sheriff's Department
John Googins, Sheriff
51 E. Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
1-800-432-7372
Business Line: 207-564-3304
Somerset County Sheriff's Department
Barry Delong, Sheriff
County Court House, Skowhegan, ME 04976
Business Line: 207-474-6885
State Police
1-800-432-7372

Fire
Greenville Volunteer
Fire Department
Service Area: Greenville to Kokadjo
Matthew St. Laurent, Chief
PO Box 1109, 10 Minden Street, Greenville, ME 04441
Business Line: 207-695-2570

Ambulance
Charles A. Dean Memorial Hospital 24-hour Ambulance

Service Area: Greater Moosehead Lake Region, including Monson to Kokadjo to Northeast Carry, Seboomook, Rockwood and Greenville.
Kevin Springer, EMS Coordinator
P.O. Box 1129, Pritham Ave., Greenville, ME 04441
Business Line: 207-695-5282
kspringer@emhs.org
 
 
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

Bangor Savings Bank

PO Box 546, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-3713
www.bangor.com
Camden National Bank
PO Box 399, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-0778
www.camdennational.com
Maine Highlands Federal Credit Union
Indian Hill Plaza, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-0316
www.MaineHighlandsFederalCreditUnion.com
 
 
COMMUNICATIONS
Newspapers
The Moosehead Matters (weekly)
Jonathan Pratt, Editor
Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2911
kpedit@myfairpoint.net
 
The Piscataquis Observer (weekly)
Mike Lange, Editor
84 Union Square, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
207-564-8355
observer@nepublish.com
 
The Bangor Daily News
491 Main Street, Bangor, ME 04401
800-432-7964
BangorNews.com
 
TheDailyME.com
122 Number 10 Rd, Dexter, ME 04930
207-924-3067
 
 
Internet Providers

Fairpoint Communications
1-866-984-2001

HughesNet Internet
1-866-649-3926
www.hughesnetplans.com

Cornerstone Communications
207-564-5000

Premium Choice Broadband
888-488-3638 or 207-735-2611

Great Works Internet (GWI)
877-494-4932
 
 
Cellular Phone Service
Verizon and US Cellular both have cellular phone towers in Greenville, allowing the best quality cellular communications available.
  • US Cellular 1-888-289-8722
  • Verizon (800) 922-0204

 

TRANSPORTATION
The Lynx Transportation
Assistance provided by Penquis
207-973-3695
1-866-853-5969

Dick's Taxi Service
Hermon, ME
207-947-2566

Skowhegan Taxi
Skowhegan, ME
207-858-0102

Milo Taxi & Delivery
Milo, ME
207-943-6001

Airport/River City Taxi
Bangor, ME
207-947-8294

Greenville Municipal Airport
Airport Road, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2421
  • Facility includes a 3,000' crosswinds runway (03-21) and a 4,000' main runway (14-32). Folsom's Air Service, the fixed-base operator, provides a fuel facility and repair service for pilots at the airport. Folsom's local phone number is (207) 695-2993. Elevation is 1,400 feet above sea level.
  • Bangor International Airport
    Bangor, ME 04401
    207-947-0384
  • Located 70 miles from Greenville. Offers many daily commercial flights.

TRAVEL DISTANCES FROM GREENVILLE

Dover- Foxcroft, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . .36 miles
Jackman, ME. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 miles
Bangor, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .71 miles
St. George. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 miles
Augusta, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101 miles
Bar Harbor, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 125 miles
Portland, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158 miles
Quebec City. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .160 miles
Kittery, ME . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .208 miles
Boston, MA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .260 miles
Montreal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .260 miles
Hartford, CT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .403 miles
New York, NY . . . . . . . . . . ... . . . . .510 miles
CLIMATE
  Avg. Low Avg. High
January -2 21
April 25 46
July 53 75
October 33 52
Average Snowfall: 102.5 inches
 
 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INFORMATION

Moosehead Lake Region
Economic Development Corp.

Luke Muzzy, Chairperson
Greenville, ME 04441
for more information contact
Town Manager John Simko at
John@GreenvilleME.com
 
Piscataquis County Economic Development Council
Janet Sawyer, Executive Director
50 Mayo St., Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
1-800-539-0332
www.pcedc.org
jsawyer@pcedc.org
 
Eastern Maine Development Corporation
PO Box 2579, Bangor, ME 04402-2579
1-800-339-6389
www.emdc.org
 
 
POPULATION
Greenville 1,646 (2010 US Census)
Beaver Cove 122 (2010 US Census)
Shirley 233 (2010 US Census)
 
LABOR
Per Capita Income (2000): $22.085
Labor Force (2000): 970
Unemployment Rate (June 2001): 4.6%
 
EMPLOYMENT
Maine Career Center
45 Oak Street, Suite 3, Bangor, ME 04401-7902
888-828-0568 
 
GREENVILLE INDUSTRIAL PARK
The Greenville Industrial Park is a town owned 12 lot parcel zoned for industrial use. Located only a short distance from the downtown the park features paved access roads to all lots and is adjacent to Greenville Steam Co. Greenville Steam, a major producer of electricity, could be a future power source for large Industrial Park developments.
 
FIRE PROTECTION
In case of Emergency call 9-1-1!
Greenville Volunteer Fire Department
Matthew St. Laurent, Chief
PO Box 1109, 10 Minden Street, Greenville, ME 04441
Business Line: 207-695-2570
Rockwood Volunteer Fire Department
Route 15, Rockwood, ME 04478
To report a fire dial 911
Shirley Volunteer Fire Department
Robert Graves, Chief
West Street, Shirley, ME 04485
Business Line: 207-695-3751
Dept. of Conservation, Bureau of Forestry
Lakeview Street, Greenville, ME 04441
Business Line: 207-695-3721
 
 
GOVERNMENT

Town of Greenville
John Simko, Town Manager
Jack Hart, Code Enforcement Officer
7 Minden Street, PO Box 1109, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2421
www.greenvilleme.com
  • 5 selectmen, Town Manager, Town Meeting
  • For information regarding land use issues and permits contact the Code Enforcement Officer.

  • Town of Beaver Cove
    PO Box 2000, Greenville, ME 04441
    207-695-2880
     
  • 3 selectmen, Town Meeting
    Town of Shirley
    General Delivery, Shirley, ME 04485
    207-695-3678
     
  • 3 selectmen, Town Meeting
    Piscataquis County Commissioners
    51 East Main Street, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
    207-564-2164

  • Somerset County Commissioners
    High Street, Court House, Skowhegan, ME
    207-474-9861
  • State of Maine, Land Use Regulation Commission
    Lakeview Street, Greenville, ME 04441
    207-695-2466, 1-800-452-8711 (Augusta)
     
  • For information regarding land use issues and permits in Unorganized Townships.

 

UTILITIES

Electric

Central Maine Power
1-800-750-4000 (Residential)
1-800-565-3181 (Commercial)

Telephone

Fairpoint Telephone
1-866-984-2001 

Cable Television
Moosehead Enterprises Cable TV
Lakeview Street, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-3337

Sewage
Moosehead Sanitary District
Dan Daigle, Superintendent
Spruce Street, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-3849

Services most of the residential areas of the Town of Greenville

Water
Maine Water
Woodie Bartley
207-695-2193
Services most of the residential areas of the Town of Greenville
 
 

PUBLIC LIBRARIES / MUSEUMS

Shaw Public Library
9 Lily Bay Road, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-3579

Moosehead Historical Society
Candy Russell
Pritham Avenue, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2909

Moosehead Marine Museum
Maynard Russell
Lily Bay Road, Greenville, ME 04441
207-695-2716

RECREATION AND TOURIST ATTRACTIONS
Moosehead Lake: 40 miles long and over 76,000 acres. The largest lake in Maine.

Lily Bay State Park: Nine miles north of Greenville on the east shore of Moosehead Lake. Telephone: park season (207) 695-2700; off-season (207) 941-4014

Little Moose Reserve: 15,000 acres that includes Big and Little Moose Mountains and several remote ponds. Winter visitors enjoy snowmobiling and cross country skiing. Access is by gravel road off Route 15 north of Greenville. Telephone: (207) 778-8231

Public Lands on Moosehead Lake: Includes Sugar and Farm Islands and most of the shore in Day's Academy and Kineo Townships. Boats may be launched at several locations on the lake including Lily Bay State Park and Rockwood. Telephone: (207) 778-8231

Nahmakanta Land Reserve: Encompasses nearly 43,000 acres and is the largest unit in the public reserved lands system. The Appalachian Trail crosses the unit following the shore of Nahmakanta Lake. Access is from Kokadjo over gravel roads. Telephone: (207) 827-5936

Baxter State Park: "Mile-High" Mount Katahdin towers over this beautiful and vast wilderness preserve. Located about an hour plus north of Greenville.

Big Squaw Mountain Ski Resort: Downhill skiing on one of the most scenic mountains you'll find in Maine. 32 trails. Telephone: 207-695-1000

Squaw Village Golf Course: 9 hole course located just north of Greenville. 207-695-3609

Extensive snowmobile trail system.