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Businesses Encouraged To Apply For Microloan Funding

| June 19, 2014

A call is out to local small business owners to apply for thousands of dollars in available funding to help your venture grow. Northern Maine Development Commission is seeking applicants for its microloan program. Shawn Cunningham reports on a few changes that make the program more affordable for entrepreneurs to take advantage. Its business as […]

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New Initiative To Promote Opportunities And Increase The Population In Aroostook County

| May 27, 2014

Multiple agencies in Aroostook county are turning to the public for ideas on how to keep people in the county or bring them back to the county. Opportunities Aroostook. That’s the name of the game for an new initiative to improve the work force, and increase the population in Aroostook County. The northern maine development […]

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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

| 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

| 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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