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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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NMDC looks to lower heating costs in the near future

NMDC looks to lower heating costs in the near future

| September 26, 2013

Norther Maine development commission was chosen for phase one of a nationwide competition which granted them $275 thousand dollars to put together an investment plan to attract manufacturing to the area particularly in renewable energy and what they call their clean tech manufacturing cluster, Robert Clark the executive director of NMDC explained to us just […]

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NMDC Awarded Economic Development Funding

NMDC Awarded Economic Development Funding

| September 26, 2013

The Economic Development Association has awarded the Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) $200,000 to support the development of a Biomass Clean Tech Manufacturing Cluster Strategic Plan to advance the design and manufacture of biomass heating appliances in Northern Maine. The project will lead to job creation through expansion of business opportunities and business expansion in […]

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TIF District in Fort Kent

TIF District in Fort Kent

| September 19, 2013

Downtown Fort Kent has faced some challenges over the past few years; two major fires and businesses closures have put a bit of a damper on the main part of town.┬áBut there’s talk of a new town warrant underway that’s a big step forward in the revitalization efforts of Fort Kent’s downtown area. The town’s […]

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Education To Industry Summit  Examines Youth Outmigration

Education To Industry Summit Examines Youth Outmigration

| August 7, 2013

From Houlton to Fort Kent, this room is full of the county’s best and brightest…educators…business leaders and community advocates. But it’s the next generation of best and bright, they’re all concerned for. And why this Education to Industry Summit is created…to keep young people from leaving the county to pursue opportunities elsewhere. Bob Dorsey is […]

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