Electric vehicles (EV) are becoming more common in today's world. CNBC reports that the International Energy Agency predicts that the number of electric vehicles on the road internationally will hit 125 million by 2030 (up from 3.1 million in 2017). Please visit PlugShare's website HERE and the Alternative Fuel Data Center's website HERE to see where EV charging stations are located in Lincoln County and in Maine.(Read More)
Lincoln County Recycling announces a new recycling program for residents of Wiscasset, Westport Island, and Alna, beginning July 1. For those towns, you'll find a new guide to recycling HERE.(Read More)
Check out LCRPC's new Veterans Services page! Information listed includes career and job fair dates/locations, as well as healthcare information from various organizations such as the Maine Bureau of Veteran’s Services and the Maine Department of Veteran’s Affairs. Information about the Maine VFW and where to find your closest American Legion Post are also listed.
Check out the new page HERE!
The LCRPC has been awarded $200,000 by the Environmental Protection Agency to assist in the inventory, characterize, assess, and conduct cleanup planning and community involvement activities for hazardous waste sites in the County.(Read More)
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.
To apply for a renewable energy site assessment of your business or farm in Lincoln County, please fill in this FORM.(Read More)
Over 60 residents of Lincoln County met Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 13, at Lincoln Academy to review Lincoln County's 2018 Health Profile and discuss the County's top health needs and what resources are available or are needed to meet these needs.
TechHire Maine: Connecting Maine’s Workforce to Careers in IT and Computing
TechHire is a multi-year job training initiative to build Maine’s information technology (IT) workforce. Funded through June 2020, the initiative aims to recruit, assess, train, and place individuals in well-paying, middle- and high-skilled occupations in IT and computing. TechHire staff work with both young adults (ages 17-29) seeking training and careers, and with businesses with IT needs.
Are you looking for work? Ready to explore new careers? Take a look at Maine Department of Labor's Bureau of Employment Services and its CareerCenter network, and the Maine JobLink (the "new" Maine Job Bank). Employers and job seekers can explore the new system HERE.(Read More)
Looking for basic IRS information that could help your small business?
Learn more about the IRS Stakeholder Liaison Program (big words for Maine-based staff who want to assist small businesses!), Tax Tips, and more.
The IRS presents webinars on many subjects. A series in late November and December will focus on Tax Reform for practitioners and the industry.(Read More)