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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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NMDC awarded $500,000 to assist small businesses and entrepreneurs

   CARIBOU, ME — Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) announced it has been awarded $500,000 in financial assistance from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund).    Altogether, the CDFI fund awarded $188.7 million in Financial Assistance awards to 284 CDFIs this month. In Maine only three organizations were […]

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 […]

NMDC Nears Completion of Federal Bike Route Application for Northern Maine

Work is nearly complete to federally designate a bicycle route connecting Bangor to Allagash. A route which should provide significant economic, transportation, environmental, and health benefits to residents and visitors to northern Penobscot and Aroostook Counties. Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC), in conjunction with the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT), started the project to achieve […]

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