The Town of Peru is accepting applications for the position of Secretary to the Select Board. This is a 20-30 hour part-time position responsible for performing complex clerical tasks ans administering the towns General Assistance program. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to process information in a professional and confidential manner. Administrative, organizational,  and exceptional multi-tasking skills are required. Prior municipal experience is preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume addressed to:

Peru Select Board, P.O. Box 429, Peru, Maine, 04290 or email by 3:00 P.M. Monday, May 13, 2019. Peru is and equal opportunity employer.


The Select Board is looking for nominations for the Spirit of America Award. Nominations will be due at the Peru Town Office prior to May 1, 2019 ( a name, mailing address and an accomplishment of Peru’s 2019 Spirit of America recipient must be provided to be considered for nomination by the Board) . For information regarding criteria, background, and strategy, please see the attached link. Thank you!

Spirit of America Award Info


Brad Hutchings has closed the following dirt roads due to their soft and seriously bad conditions to commercial trucks (i.e. logging).
Mineral Springs from Gammon Rd up the hill; High Street; Lacroix Road; Bird Farm Road; and Hutchinson road.
Brad has asked Kathy Hussey to place the closings on the electric bulletin board.
For clarification:  Essential service vehicles such as school buses, oil trucks, CMP, fire trucks and ambulances are allowed as are residents’ cars and non commercial trucks.
Questions related to road closings should be directed to Brad at 562-4657.

Holiday Season Office Hours

The office will be closed on November 22nd and 23rd, 2018.

The office will be closed on December 24th and 25th, 2018.

There will be brief  Selectboard meeting held at 1:00 p.m. on 12/31/18 at the Town Office in lieu of the regular 6:00 p.m meeting.


Happy Holidays everyone!

Bethel Animal Hospital 2018/19 Rabies Clinics

November 17th, 2018 – Bethel Fire Station – 2-4pm

$16.00 – CASH ONLY

December 15th, 2018 – Andover Fire Station – 2-4pm

$16.00 – CASH ONLY

January 5th, 2019 – Mexico Town Hall – 2-4pm

$17.00 – CASH ONLY

**There will not be a rabies clinic in Peru this year.

All clinics are CASH ONLY.

Please have all pets on a leash or in a carrier.

Town of Peru ~ Full-Time Mechanic/ Truck Driver/ Other Duties as Needed

Town of Peru

Full-Time Mechanic/ Truck Driver/ Other Duties as Needed

The Town of Peru is advertising for a full-time position at the Town of Peru Road Department.  This is a 40 hour a week job.  Duties include heavy mechanical work, truck driving and laboring, running equipment and any and all other duties associated with the Road Department.  Full medical coverage for the employee, paid vacation after one year, paid holidays and overtime as permitted by the Road Commissioner.  Wage compatible with documented experience.  Apply with resume by the close of business either in person or by mail to Town of Peru, PO Box 429, Peru Maine, 04290 or hand delivered to the Town Office at 26 Main Street, Peru, Maine, 04290.

Position available starting July 1, 2018 and resumes must be received by 5:00PM on June 15, 2018

Minimum requirement of CDL-B

The Town of Peru is an equal opportunity employer