The Town of Cornish welcomes you.


During the Town Hall Renovations, publicy scheduled meetings have been moved to the FireBarn. This includes, at a minimum, Planning Board, Selectmen, and various committees.

SACOPEE RESCUE is seeking two new members to serve on the board of directors as representatives for the Town of Cornish. For more information please contact the town office. You are also welcome to email the Rescue's board at

Planning Board: The Cornish Planning Board has two openings. Please contact the town office for more information, or better yet, attend the planning board meetings on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month. This is a great way to become involved in YOUR community.

Town Hall Renovation Update: Construction is well underway and great progress is being made. The paintwork is nearly complete. The kiosk has been built and is truly a great fit. The elevator is working. The HVAC work is done and the new furnaces working. The sprinkler system is still under construction but is drawing closer to completion. A hearty thanks are due to all who have been a part of this project.

We are pleased to announce that you may use your credit card at the town office.
Please note, a convenience fee will apply.



* * * Updated Recycling guide for 2017: Click here. * * *

As of Oct 17 2016 Dog licensing begins for the 2017 year. Late fees for unregistered dogs begins Feb 1 2017.


ConnectME Grant: Estimated completion date: April 7, 2017

The selectmen applied for a grant to increase the area where internet services are provided in town. This grant was approved and the south side of Cornish will see expanded coverage. The proposed grant area includes an unserved area comprising of a 12.65 mile line extension passing 89 un-served homes The roads include: Brook Dr, Sokokis Trl, Cowboy Way, Long Pond Rd, Old Town Farm Rd, Cassandra Ln, Lazy Breeke Ln, Pasture Dr, Sawyer Rd, Lowd Rd, Scott Ln, Kimball Hill Rd, Joe Berry Rd, Hessian Hill Rd Next year a grant will be applied for to seek similar expansion for northern areas of town. Click here to see the map.


See the Shoppers Guide for additional details.

New “General Assistance” hours are Tuesday from 10 am to 12 noon at Pike Hall.

Non-Emergency Line for YCSO: 207 324-1113
DIAL 911 for immediate emergency asssitance.

Questions/Concerns Form:

There is a form available at the Town Office which can be picked up during business hours on which a concern/question may be presented to the selectmen. It may also be downloaded by clicking here. The issue will be investigated and a response given.

Emergency Shelters:
Since the closing of Cornish Elementary School, the nearest EMERGENCY shelter would be South Hiram Elementary. The Shelter is opened if an emergency has been declared by Emergency Management who would deem it necessary. In the event of a situation which has not been declared an emergency, individuals are encouraged to call Red Cross for information or assistance.


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Volunteer Opportunity
The Town of Cornish would like to invite anyone who has an interest in helping preserve veteran’s graves for the Town to contact Emily Ward at the Town Office. Phone 625-4324 or email