April 25: Rte 129/130 Corridor Plan Meeting

First official meeting of the Advisory Committee is Wed., April 25, at 6 pm at the Damariscotta Town Office. 

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Maine Procurement TA Hours at LCRPC

Looking to grow your business? Have you researched contracting or subcontracting with government agencies, but now don't know where to start?

Stop in and meet Maine Procurement Technical Assistance Counselor Bryan Wallace on Wednesday, April 25 between 9 and 11 am, to get an orientation or hands-on assistance in looking at these opportunities.

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NO-COST MFG TECH TRAINING BEGINS APRIL 3

Southern Maine Community College, the Maine Community College System's Maine Quality Centers program, and the Maine Department of Labor's CareerCenters are partnering with General Dynamics Bath Iron Works (BIW) to deliver no-cost technical training to provide the skilled workers BIW needs to help fill critical jobs. Classes will run April 3-June 28, from 4pm to 7pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, at SMCC's Midcoast Campus, 29 Sewall Street in Brunswick. For more information or to get started, email [email protected] or call 207-741-5951.

**Qualified applicants who successfully complete the raining will be interviewed for positions at BIW.**

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Renewable Energy Site Assessment Funds Available To Lincoln County Small Business & Farmers

To apply for a renewable energy site assessment of your business or farm in Lincoln County, please fill in this FORM

The U.S Department of Agriculture has awarded the Lincoln County a grant of $100,000 (to be matched by $5000 from Lincoln County) to conduct renewable energy site assessments for farmers and small businesses.

This Renewable Energy Development Assistance (REDA) project will provide small businesses and farmers in the County with the services of a renewable energy professional who will evaluate the potential for renewable energy systems to lower electrical costs, reduce or eliminate use of fossil fuels and/or increase the efficiency of your business operations. This will include a site visit and analysis of your energy use and costs, and a report with potential renewable energy installation or construction options, preliminary cost estimates, and recommendations about suppliers/vendors and available grants and loans.

Along with the one-page application, please don't forget to include a year's worth of electricity and/or heating bills. If you have any questions, please call Bob at 754-0069 or Mary Ellen at 882-5983.

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Local Resources Available For Career & Small Business Planning

New Ventures Maine's Midcoast Region is pleased to partner with Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to offer appointments on-site at the LCRPC's Wiscasset office, centrally located on Route 1  across from Big Al's. 

For individual assistance with your career or money goals, contact Erica Quin-Easter. For business assistance, contact Jenn Dobransky

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Commercial Properties For Sale in Lincoln County

The RPC is working to inventory and map the commercial properties currently for sale in Lincoln County as a way to gather information concerning available parcels. This inventory is part of our drive to promote economic development in Lincoln County, with all information gathered from the Maine Real Estate Listings website.

Work is ongoing to complete listings for all the towns in Lincoln County, having completed Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, and Waldoboro. To view the inventory for those towns, please click on the following links: Boothbay & Boothbay HarborDamariscottaWiscasset, & Waldoboro

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IRS Small Business Help & More!

Looking for basic information that could help your small business? 

Recent IRS New Releases, Tax Tips, links to twitter, and the IRS Stakeholder Liaison Program.   

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Wiscasset Traffic Cams

Stay up-to-date on the traffic flow on Route 1 in Wiscasset thanks to MaineDOT!

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New Maine Department of Labor JobLink Website

The Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Employment Services and its CareerCenter network has launched the new Maine JobLink, the replacement system to the Maine Job Bank. Employers and job seekers can explore the new system at https://joblink.maine.gov/ada/r/

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AquaVentus Maine

In April 2016, New England Aqua Ventus I (the Project) entered a national competition with other offshore wind projects for the opportunity to receive $40 million in U.S. Department of Energy funding.

The Project partners include Emera Inc., Cianbro Corporation, the University of Maine and UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center, and DCNS. Initially assembled by UMaine, this global consortium has formed a collaborative leadership team to develop, construct and operate this offshore wind project. It is expected that more than 25 other organizations will contribute to Project success.

The site for this project has been chosen just off the coast of Monhegan Island. Two turbines will be placed there for several years. 

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Upcoming Deadlines

03.26ASK Grants Deadline Extended
04.06Community Forestry Grants

Events

04.25Advisory Committee Mtg, Rt 129/130 Corr Mgmt Plan
04.25Maine Procurement Assistance
05.02Free Career Planning Classes
05.08Short-Term Rental Workshop

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