Boothbay Harbor Town Seal

Boston Post Cane Nominations Now Open

January 22nd, 2022



 The Town of Boothbay Harbor is seeking nominations for the holder of the Boston Post Cane.  In 1909 the cane was presented to the Board of Selectmen in 431 towns in New England to be presented as an honor to each town’s oldest resident. 

 The holder of the cane must be the oldest known resident and must reside in the Town of Boothbay Harbor for a minimum of 5 years. 

 All nominations need to be received in the Town Clerk’s Office by February 25, 2022.  A nomination form can be obtained from the Clerk’s Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or online at

  Boston Post Cane Nomination Form

People with disabilities or who have difficulty with the English language and who plan to attend the meeting should contact the town in advance of the meeting if they need a reasonable accommodation in order to participate, such as an interpreter or a person skilled in American Sign Language The town will then request the information needed to determine exactly what kind of accommodation is necessary and reasonable for a particular meeting location.