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Grant to Help Invest in Green Energy

Grant to Help Invest in Green Energy

| April 23, 2015

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine is getting a $100,000 grant to help develop clean energy projects for farmers, fishermen and other small business owners. U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree says the grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will allow the Portland Council of Governments to work around the state with small businesses to plan clean […]

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NMDC Get EPA Grant To Further Cleanup Three Meth Lab Sites Throughout County Community

NMDC Get EPA Grant To Further Cleanup Three Meth Lab Sites Throughout County Community

| September 24, 2014

More on a story we told you about last week. Starting October 1st. the Northern Maine Development Commission will be doing extensive cleanup of three sites in the county that were busted as meth labs. Shawn Cunningham has more on the program that’s turning crime sites into PRIME SITES for economic development. (track 1) Just […]

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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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