The Select Board has authorized the Town Office to change the hours of operation.  The Town Office will be open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9-4.  They will be closed from 12:00 to 12:30 for lunch.


Commercial Shellfish licenses will be available for purchase, for those who have completed their required Conservation work, beginning January 4, 2023.  Recreational shellfish licenses will be available also.



Notice:  The annual meeting of the Rutherford Library will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 5 PM at the library located at 2000 Route 129 South Bristol.  Revised by-laws will be presented for approval.  The Public is invited.

The Rutherford Library Hours will be the following beginning April 20, 2022:

Sunday, Monday and Tuesday—Closed

Wednesday and Thursday———12-6    Friday and Saturday—————9-1

The Rutherford Library Website for using their NEW CARD CATALOG is

The Rutherford Library email is  The Rutherford Library Phone Number 207-644-1882