Highland Lake Association

Page for

New Residents in WINDHAM

Answers & Directory to Common Questions New Residents have about our Community
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Emergency (Police, Fire, Ambulance)

  • Emergency Police, Fire, EMS (ambulance)

    • Call 911

    • Give your address

  • Non-Emergency Police:

    • Report a crime or incident, speak with an officer

    • 207-892-2525

  • Non-Emergency Fire:

    • General information questions

    • 207-892-1911

Community Alert
Text Messaging


Trash & Recycling Pickup:
Routes & Schedules

Brush & Leaves Disposal

  • Brush & Leaves Disposal

    • Each Spring and Fall, Windham Public Works opens a disposal site for 4 weeks for residents

    • Check with Windham Public Works for location and hours

    • 207-892-1909

Facebook Page, Highland Lake

  • HLA Community is a Facebook group for discussions, photo sharing and other communication among members, property owners, neighbors and friends of Highland Lake in Maine.

  • https://www.facebook.com/groups/highlandlake

  • Some Road Associations on Highland Lake also maintain private FB groups for their members. Check with your RA.

  • HLA Newsletter is also a key way to stay connected.
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Boat Launch on the Lake

  • Please help us keep our lake free of invasive aquatic plant life. Clean your boat before you float! Remove all plant fragments from boats, trailers, bait buckets, and anchors. Be sure your boat is free of any invasive aquatic plant species before launching. Even a small dried up fragment of some plants can trigger an aquatic invasion.

Fishing: License, Bait

Gyms, Fitness Centers

Injured or Dead Wildlife (how to report)

Highland Lake Association

Pets & Animals

Veterinarians, Local

Resident Services

Septic Tank Service


  • Windham Schools

    • 228 Windham Center Road

    • https://www.rsu14.org/

    • District Office: 207-892-1800

    • High School (9-12): 207-892-1810

    • Middle School (6-8): (207-892-1820

    • Primary School (K-3): 207-892-1840

Poison Control (Maine Medical Center)

Town Hall:
Permits, Licenses

  • Permits needed for

    • Shoreland tree and brush removal

    • Open Fires

    • Sheds and outbuildings

Windham Town Council &
Committee Meetings

Voter Information

Well Water Testing

  • Clean, potable, plentiful water is a precious resource.

  • Most properties around the lake rely on individual wells as a water source.

  • the State of Maine offers Well Water Test Kits to evaluate your well water quality, available here

  • If you are seeking advice related to specific/defined water quality issues, (such as odors, colors, ill effects, etc.), please contact 207-287-1716

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