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2019 FIRE PERMIT PROCESS OPEN BURNING PERMITS:

Permits are issued by the Penobscot Nation Department of Public Safety for all Trust Territories. Permits must be issued in accordance with all applicable fire regulations. A permit may be revoked: A-during a period of high forest fire danger. B- Where a nuisance condition is created. C- When permit conditions are not followed. Open Burning Permit Terms 1- Burning must proceed with all necessary precautions to prevent the spread of fire and must not create any nuisance* conditions. 2-Burning must follow all criteria listed on the permit. Public Safety Personnel are legally responsible to ensure all safety criteria are followed. Permits are for recreational fire pits and are not intended for the burning of construction materials. Permittees are responsible to check the fire danger level for day and the area they will be burning and proceed accordingly. Any person who engages in outdoor burning that is prohibited by statute or who fails to comply with the conditions of the permit shall have their permit revoked and could be subject to a criminal offense.

PERMITS WILL BE ISSUED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES 

June 26th 2 PM – 6 PM
June 28th 8 AM – 5 PM
June 29th-30th 8 AM – 5 PM
July 8th 9th 8 AM – 5 PM
July 10th 11th 8 AM – 2 PM
July 18th 2 PM – 6 PM
July 24th 2 PM – 6 PM
July 26th 8 AM – 5 PM
July 27th 28th 8 AM – 5 PM
August 5th 6th 8 AM – 5 PM
August 7th 8th 8 AM – 2 PM
August 15th 8 AM – 2 PM
August 23rd 6 AM – 2 PM
August 24th 25th 8 AM – 5 PM

Eligible Voting Members of the Penobscot Nation

On June 25, 2019 a Caucus will be held to take nominations for three (3) School Board seats, the Caucus will be held at the Nicholas H. Sapiel Building at 6:00 PM.

If a Primary Election needed that election will be held August 13, 2019, the regular election will be held September 17, 2019.  Both elections will be held at the Nicholas H. Sapiel Building with polls opening at 9:00 am and closing at 8:00 pm.

MILES FRANCIS MEMORIAL GOLF SCRAMBLE

WHEN: SUNDAY June 22nd AT 1PM
WHERE: HIDDEN MEADOWS GOLF COURSE

CONTESTS INCLUDE:

(4) HOLE-IN-ONE WITH PRIZES INCLUDING:
$25,000.00
Callaway Irons
LED Flat Screen TV
Round-trip (Domestic Airfare) FOR TWO!


60 FOOT PUTTING CONTEST FOR: $5,000.00
CLOSEST TO PIN,STRAIGHTEST DRIVE, & LONGEST DRIVE

This will be a 4 person scramble with awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! COST: $250.00 per team (fee includes: green fee, cart, & meal!) *Every player receives a coupon for TWO FREE golf clubs!* ALL Proceeds go to the Penobscot Nation Youth Program!! 18 team maximum, so call early! To SIGN-UP or need more info, please contact: John Neptune at 659-3490 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Public Notice

Received a Bill from Affiliated Labs? Please contact the Health Department!

The Penobscot Nation Health Department is currently experiencing technical difficulties with the system that communicates between our facility and the off-site laboratory.

This malfunction may result in patients receiving bills from Affiliated Laboratory for their lab services.

If you receive a bill for your services, please contact the Health Department at (207) 817-7400 to let us know. We can resolve the bill with Affiliated Laboratory for you.

Penobscot Nation Health Department Is Now Offering Addiction Aftercare Transportation

Addiction treatment can often require aftercare support for continued recovery. In order to help community members in recovery access these vital services, the Health Department will now be provide aftercare transportation for anyone eligible for Indian Health Services. Transportation services will be available 12:30-9:00 pm, Tuesday-Saturday in the Greater Bangor Area. A calendar of local aftercare events will be posted on the Health Department website monthly.

Questions?

Contact the Health Department (207) 817-7400 or to schedule services please call : (207) 631-0524 

June 2019
After Care Area Supports

Penobscot Nation Youth Program

The Penobscot Nation Youth Program is looking for donations to help increase and enhance activities and programs for the youth. The youth are the foundation of our future and needs our help and support to create positive opportunities that will only strengthen our community. There are many ways to help: monetary donations, donations of supplies, and a donation of time with the youth.  You can invest in many things in life and you may win some and lose some, but when you invest in the youth you win every time. The youth needs your help more than ever and every little bit helps.

Please contact John Neptune at 207-659-3490 or Brittney Fields at 207-217-1906 to let us know how you would like to help.  A payroll deduction form has been attached, if that is a way you would like to support the youth of this community.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!