Located in Penobscot County, Maine, Brewer is named after its first settler, Colonel John Brewer. The population was 9,482 as of the 2010 census. Brewer is the sister city of Bangor. The two are on opposite sides of the Penobscot River estuary and are connected by three bridges.
The Brewer Auditorium Complex is the focal point of community activity and consists of the Community Center, Doyle Field, Community Playground, and Municipal Swimming Pool. Doyle Field is a four acre facility that provides a lighted football field and softball field. Stadium seating accommodates 1,500 for athletic events and the site is also used for sliding, skating and cross country skiing during the winter, and for special events and day camp activities during the warm weather months. The adjacent Community Playground is handicap-accessible and can accommodate up to 100 youngsters at a time. The Brewer Municipal Swimming Pool is one of the largest outdoor pools in Eastern Maine and is open for 10 weeks during the summer season. The pool is completely handicap accessible. Bangor has a multitude of parks and recreational areas, a lighted outdoor ice rink, several lighted tennis courts, and a boat launch for public access to the Penobscot River.
- A stable tax base that has held or lowered its mill rate for nine of the last ten years
- More than 22% drop in property tax rate over the last decade.
- Brewer Community School - Newly constructed $40 million dollar K-8 school, the largest of its kind in the state of Maine.
- Maine has some of the lowest electricity costs in New England.
Bangor International Airport (BGR) offers over 50 flights a day to and from major cities. Interstates 95 and 395 offer convenient access to the I-95 corridor (north and south), I-395 (east and west), Route 1 (Coastal route all points north and south) and State Route 9 (90 miles from New Brunswick, Canadian border).
11 technicians work at the Brewer Milton CAT location, and they have 10 bays where they can perform service and repair. In addition, nine technicians are field techs, traveling to customer locations to take care of their equipment. On average, the Brewer location does five rebuilds a year.