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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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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

| 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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NMDC Opens Up Entrepreneur Training Program

| May 21, 2013

If you have a moneymaking idea or product, Northern Maine Development Commission WANTS YOU…to apply for its Top Gun Prep Entrepreneur Training Program. Shawn Cunningham reports on the workshop which is beginning its second year and has now expanded beyond Caribou.

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Upcoming Forum For Employers and People with Disabilities

| May 20, 2013

An upcoming forum will encourage employers to think about the benefits of hiring folks with disabilities. An issue here and across the state – oftentimes those with disabilities get overlooked when it comes to employment, and some organizations are looking to change that. News Source 8’s Katie Zarrilli has more.

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