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Two County Airports to Share in Federal Funding to Make Structural Imporvements and Upgrades

Two County Airports to Share in Federal Funding to Make Structural Imporvements and Upgrades

| May 23, 2014

17 Maine airports will share in more than four million dollars of federal money to do a series of improvement projects. Two airports in our area are on the receiving end of the funding. Shawn Cunningham reports. These passengers are waiting for a flight out of Northern Maine Regional Airport. But they’d be excited to […]

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ACAP to Receive Grant Money for Head Start Program

ACAP to Receive Grant Money for Head Start Program

| May 21, 2014

Three Maine child development programs will be receiving a combined $10,097,840 in grant funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to continue area Head Start programs. Specifically, the funding will be allocated as follows: Aroostook County Action Program in Presque Isle: $3,030,735 Penquis Community Action Program, Inc. in Bangor: $4,278,545 Southern Kennebec […]

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UMaine-led Offshore Wind Project Loses Key Grant

UMaine-led Offshore Wind Project Loses Key Grant

| May 7, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A University of Maine-led offshore wind pilot project has failed to a win a key $47 million grant from the federal government. The Department of Energy said Wednesday that the Maine Aqua Ventus project was selected as an alternate and could resubmit later if one of the winners falls short of […]

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Maine Gets $600,000 for Crop Research

Maine Gets $600,000 for Crop Research

| April 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine agency has announced it will receive $600,000 to support research on specialty crops such as blueberries and potatoes. The state’s Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry said Monday it is accepting proposals for the grant money for agricultural research on Maine crops. The money stems from the U.S. Department […]

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Northern Maine Development Commission is in the Process of Applying for Phase 2 of a Grant

Northern Maine Development Commission is in the Process of Applying for Phase 2 of a Grant

| February 6, 2014

It’s been a busy few weeks for NMDC Staff. They are working on the USDA Rural Development grant that could bring major dollars in funding to the area. Executive Director, Robert Clark says, his group is applying for a designation as a manufacturing community. Clark says the application will be centered on forest products which […]

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