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Special Notice

posted Sep 14, 2018, 1:29 PM by John Boyd

Special Notice

Ken and Tina Thurston, who among their many contributions to the Island conduct our Winter Watch program, have set up a GoFundMe page to help with the medical and rehabilitation costs for their coworker, Justin Cummings (“JT”).  JT sustained a severe injury over the 4th of July weekend, which will require extensive medical care and rehabilitation of his dominant hand.  JT is a low-income seasonal worker and the Thurston’s are doing their best to support his healing, rehabilitation and adjustment by providing him with rent-free housing and weekly pay until their own seasonal work runs out.  This campaign is to help Justin get through the winter, his healing process and his transition to a new way of feeling the world.  For details and to help, please visit https://www.gofundme.com/just-in-time-for-justin.  On behalf of Justin and the Thurston’s, we thank you in advance for your compassion and generosity.

Upcoming Special Events

posted Sep 14, 2018, 1:25 PM by John Boyd

Garden Club Final Clean Up, Saturday, September 15th, 8:30 AM  

Dinner and Trivia, September 19th, 5 PM Dinner/8 PM Trivia, Leisure Lounge  

Music with Dean Harlem, Saturday, September 22nd, 8 PM, Leisure Lounge  

Garden Speaker, Saturday, September 22nd, 3 PM, Community Center  

Frye’t Fest, Saturday, October 6. Frye’s Leap Cafe  

Halloween Costume Party, Saturday, October 29th, 8:00 PM – Midnight, Golf Club Lounge

Food Pantry Drop-off Change

posted Sep 14, 2018, 1:22 PM by John Boyd

Our food pantry collection shed at the Post Office has recently been infested by mice.  For the remainder of this season, please take any donations for the Windham Food Pantry directly to their location at 377 Gray Road, Windham.  They are open Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 4 PM.

October 8th Deadlines - Marina and Paddock Circle

posted Sep 14, 2018, 1:18 PM by John Boyd   [ updated Sep 14, 2018, 1:18 PM ]

Marina:  This is the annual reminder that all boats have to be removed from the Marina by Monday, October 8. 

Paddock Circle:  Another reminder that all trailers and other items stored in the Paddock Circle trailer parking area must be removed by October 8th for rework and maintenance of the area.  Any items left after that date will have to be treated as abandoned property. 

Upcoming Special Events

posted Sep 8, 2018, 4:29 AM by John Boyd

Dinner and Trivia at the Golf Club, September 12th, 5 PM Dinner/8 PM Trivia,    

 Garden Speaker, Saturday, September 22nd, 3 PM, Community Center

Annual Meetings and Election

posted Sep 8, 2018, 4:27 AM by John Boyd

Once again, I (Bill Braun, Town Manager) want to acknowledge the sense of respect, goodwill and community spirit that prevailed during the meetings last weekend, and is generally characteristic of Frye Island’s culture.  Approximately 211 BIT members, including 54 registered Town Voters attended the Annual Meeting on Saturday for approval of the budget and the election of officials.  In case you are not otherwise aware, results of the elections were as follows:


Board of Selectmen (3-year term):  John Boyd

Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee (3-year term): Mike Saunders

Board of Island Trustees Executive Committee (1-year term): Alan Ross


The several qualified and well-meaning individuals who offered to spend time and energy on our behalf by running for office deserve our respect and appreciation for their interest and willingness to contribute.


The financial statements reviewed at the annual Frye Island Inc. shareholders meeting are available on the website in Public Documents/Frye Island Inc.

Cottage Rental (Third Notice)

posted Sep 8, 2018, 4:23 AM by John Boyd

The deadline for proposals to rent your cottage to the Town for use by our sheriff’s deputy next season is September 15th The projected rental period is May 24 – October 8, 2019.  If you are interested, please send an email to: townclerk@fryeislandtown.org.  Include your name, the cottage lot number, your proposed rental fee for the period, times when the premises can be visited prior to October 6, any special requirements or conditions, and any amenities included (golf cart, kayak etc.).  The selection will be made by the Town Manager on the basis of the best value to the Town for a suitable cottage.


Frye Island Stewardship Program

posted Sep 3, 2018, 3:13 PM by John Boyd

Do you value the beaches and trails on Frye Island?  Would you like to help your fellow islanders maintain our island for future generations?


Join the Conservation Commission’s – new volunteer Frye Island Stewardship Program


Join us and be the eyes and ears for your favorite beach or trail.  Do light maintenance, report on erosion, invasive species, trash, and storm damage.

  All stewards will be trained in stewardship best practices in spring of 2019 so no experience necessary!  Email Conservation Commission Stewardship Co-Ordinator, Jen Goldman at stewards-signup@fryeislandtown.org for more information or sign up at the Town Meeting on September 1st.

Transfer Station Hours-Open Labor Day, 9-3-18 8:30AM-4:30PM

posted Aug 31, 2018, 9:47 AM by Marie Tedford

Please note the Transfer Station is open on Labor Day, 9-3-18 from 8:30AM-4:30PM. High Season hours end this week and the Transfer Station will no longer be open on Wednesdays.

Proposed Budget - Annual Meetings of The Board of Island Trustees and The Town of Frye Island

posted Aug 28, 2018, 7:26 AM by Marie Tedford

Please find the Proposed Budget for the 9-1-18 Annual Meetings of the Board of Island Trustees and the Town of Frye Island at www.fryeisland.com / Public Documents Folder / Town Meetings / 2018-09-01 Town Meeting / 2019 Proposed Budget 9-1-18.

The Meetings will begin at 9:00AM (following the Frye Island Inc. meeting) and registration will begin at 8:00AM.

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