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The Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) is a membership organization comprised of participating communities and counties in the Aroostook Washington Economic Development District.

NMDC provides federal and state services at the regional and local levels. NMDC also provides management and support for Aroostook County Tourism (ACT), Aroostook Municipal Association (AMA), and Aroostook Partnership.
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Program Manager Entrepreneurial Development Wanted

Northern Maine Development Commission is seeking a program manager to work with entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs in Aroostook and Washington counties. The individual will, among other tasks: 1.)          Identify, locate and target entrepreneurial talent in the region. 2.)          Convene groups of entrepreneurs to identify the challenges and barriers entrepreneurs face. 3.)          Identify and build sustainable […]

New Aroostook County Visitors Guide Now Available

The new Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) Visitors Guide is hot off the press and out for distribution in The County. “The Visitors Guide contains information on all the wonderful things Aroostook County has to offer with topics including, but not limited to, cultural, historical, recreational, hunting, fishing, motorized and non-motorized activities, lodging, dining, and events,” […]

NMDC Assists Caribou Woman in Business Venture Close to Her Heart

After one successful business venture, Lauren Allen approached business advisor Josh Nadeau of Northern Maine Development Commission for a second time with a larger business idea that was close to her heart. Allen had always dreamed of owning her own horse stable. She had found an existing stable that was not being utilized to its […]

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