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Pelletier Appointed LEAD Executive Director

Pelletier Appointed LEAD Executive Director

| January 10, 2013

The organization Leaders Encouraging Aroostook Development named a new executive director on Tuesday. LEAD has never had an executive director before – but they say they’ve needed one for several years. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli caught up with the appointee Thursday and asked him about what some of his plans are

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The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 1

The Economic Development of Aroostook County Pt. 1

| November 27, 2012

Northern Maine economic development officials say the way to attract more businesses and spur job growth is to change the demographic fabric of this region. They say keeping YOUNG PEOPLE engaged and employed are the key to this region’s economic success or failure. Tonight, in part one of a three part series Shawn Cunningham looks […]

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NMDC Selects Consultant for Brownfield Initiative

NMDC Selects Consultant for Brownfield Initiative

| November 15, 2012

It looks like some potentially contaminated areas around Northern Maine could be getting a cleanup.¬†Early this summer the Northern Maine Development Commission was granted a good chunk of change for brownfield assessments. They recently selected their consultant for the project. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli reports.

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New Grant to Help Veterans get Education

New Grant to Help Veterans get Education

| September 7, 2012

The cost of a college education is an expensive thought for everyone — including veterans. But the Northern Maine Development Commission is hoping that with a grant they just received, they’ll be able to change that. News Source 8′s Katie Zarrilli explains

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NMDC Announces New Program To Back Entrepreneurs

NMDC Announces New Program To Back Entrepreneurs

| June 15, 2012

Northern Maine Development Commission is launching a new program to help anyone wanting to turn the dream of business ownership into reality. Newsource 8 Reporter Shawn Cunningham finds out how the program will help the city of Caribou.

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