**NEW** EPA Brownfields Cleanup Project
Petroleum contamination site known as Schoppee’s Garage in Jonesboro, Maine
Subgrantee is the Town of Jonesboro.
For more information on the Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment,iclick here.
For more information on the Phase 2 Environmental Site Assessment,iclick here.
For information on the RFQ,iclick here.
Alliance-WIA 5-Year local strategic plan
Aroostook-Washington Workforce Investment Board Five-Year Comprehensive
Strategic Plan is complete and available for review.
For more information,iclick here.
conducting a survey (click here) concerning
the long range transportation needs in the state. The results
of this survey, along with other information and public input gathered,
will help the Maine Department of Transportation update their
long-range transportation planning effort.
The Long-Range Transportation Needs Assessment, with a proposed horizon
year of 2040, will be the unifying policy guide that
establishes the goals, objectives, and the strategies of the
"family" of multimodal plans that address the core challenges and
opportunities facing Maine in the next 20+ years.
During the months of June and July 2014, MaineDOT is conducting this
survey to collect citizen input, usage and comments regarding the
transportation system in the State of Maine. This survey
serves as the first public involvement activity in the identification
and assessment of Maine's transportation needs.
NMDC Receives Funding for Solid Waste Mgmt
NMDC is pleased to announce it has received
funding from the United States Department of Agriculture-Rural
Development (USDA-RD) Solid Waste Management Grants Program. The
objectives of this grant program are to reduce or eliminate pollution
of water sources in rural areas and improve planning and management of
solid waste facilities and sites located in rural areas. The funding
provided will be used to foster a broader understanding among community
members, students, and solid waste professionals on waste management
programs, waste reduction and recycling strategies, and state and
federal regulations or laws relating to waste management.
to view complete Scope of Work.
Receive $275,000 to Advance Manufacturing in the Region
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced Wednesday that the NMDC
will receive $200,000, supplemented by a second award of $75,000 from
USDA Rural Development to help the Biomass Clean Tech Manufacturing
Cluster Strategic Plan create a manufacturing facility for biomass
heating appliances in northern Maine. Click here for full
Project Canopy Grant Process Overview
Project Canopy Assistance Grants are available to state, county, and
municipal governments, educational institutions, and non-profit
organizations for developing and implementing community forestry
projects and programs. To be
eligible to apply for 2013 Project Canopy Assistance grants, all
applicants must attend a grant workshop prior to submitting an
for more info and to register.
Household Hazardous Waste
Collection a Success
Forty-one (41) residents and retired farmers from throughout Aroostook
County participated in the 2013 HHW collection. This program
was free of charge to residents.
to view map of participants and materials collected.
Ameridial Settles into Fort Kent Facility
A Northern Maine
Finance Corporation (NMFC) owned building in Fort Kent, which has sat
empty for more than two years, is once again a place of business now
that Ameridial has signed a three-year lease to operate a call center
at the facility.
Click here for more info.
Aroostook Selected as a Great
State Director USDA
Rural Development, presents a Great Region partnership plaque to NMDC
Executive Director Bob Clark. USDA Rural Development has selected
Aroostook, Piscatiquis and Washington counties to be a Great Region
on each county's strengths and potential for growth.
Click Here to read full story.
Aroostook County Tourism
In an effort to increase communications and strengthen collaborative
efforts in Aroostook, an ACT Network is being established that will
provide the opportunity for people within the tourism industry to share
information and be regularly informed of tourism promotional
efforts of Aroostook County Tourism (ACT), the Maine Office of Tourism
and other organizations performing tourism related efforts.
Click Here to
||8 a.m. - noon
APP Education to Industry Summit II
University of Maine Presque Isle Campus Center. To register click here.
||NMDC Office Closed
|Aug. 19 - 20
||CMA Export Seminar
University of Maine at Fort Kent. To register click here.
||9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Subcontracting Strategies for Small Businesses
Presenter: Dana Delano, Maine PTAC. Location: SCEC, 53 Prescott Drive, Machais, ME. To register contactlWill Tuell.