Clark Named to NADO Board

Washington, DC, May 23, 2024 – Robert Clark, Executive Director of Northern Maine Development Commission in Caribou, was recently elected to the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) Board of Directors for the 2024-2026 term. Clark represents the Eastern region on the 66-member Board. The NADO Board of Directors oversees the association’s budget and operations […]

NMDC Awards more than $1-million in Relief Funding

Caribou, ME — In a concerted effort to bolster economic recovery and aid struggling entrepreneurs in Aroostook County, Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) has announced the distribution of over 70 grant awards totaling more than $1,050,000 in COVID-19 relief funding. These grants are specifically tailored to support new businesses that were previously unable to access […]

NMDC wins award from Small Business Administration

CARIBOU — Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) is proud to announce that it has been named the Maine 2023 Leading SBA MicroLender by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). This prestigious award recognizes NMDC’s outstanding performance and commitment to providing microloans and technical assistance to small businesses in northern and eastern Maine. The award was […]

Bicycle Route Receives Federal Designation

AROOSTOOK COUNTY — Snowmobile season has come to a close, but Northern Maine Development Commission (NMDC) and Aroostook County Tourism (ACT) are already thinking about bringing in tourists to experience the newly designated federal bicycle route connecting Bangor to Allagash.    The U.S. Department of Transportation quietly approved the designation in December, which created the […]