Tag: Aroostook Partnership for Progress
There has been plenty talk of about mining in Maine, including Bald Mountain in Aroostook County. “Maine and especially Aroostook, all we have is our natural resources to sell. Mining, along with forestry and agriculture ought to be the things that we’re promoting,” said Aroostook Partnership for Progress President and CEO Robert Dorsey. Supporters of […]
After a long cold winter that lasted a bit longer than usual, many residents and business owners have spent a lot more on fuel than previous years. Over the weekend alternative sources of energy were highlighted at NMCC. The college hosted the 3rd Aroostook Partnership for Progress Alternative Energy and Biomass Fair. News Source 8’s […]
Education and building a strong work force go hand in hand; that’s why the Aroostook Partnership for Progress has made plans for an ” Education to Industry Summit” to encourage an open discussion amongst employers, students, and educators to discuss issues and brainstorm solutions. A lot of students educated here don’t end up staying and […]
The County’s first-ever biomass fair is coming up this weekend. It’s an effort to get more people thinking about alternative energy sources. Our Gina DiPietro explains what folks can expect on Saturday. Note: The Biomass Fair is at UMPI’s Gentile Hall on Saturday, May 19th from 9 to 4.