MULTI-GENERATIONAL COMMUNITIES, AGING IN PLACE
The Friends of Midcoast Maine is sponsoring an event to help anyone who is interested learn more about multi-generational communities, as well as recognizing and preparing for the benefits of aging in place, and performing community & home assessments. Also, participants will learn 9 highly effective tools for community leaders & community members, and where to find resources to build stronger, healthier communities. This is a two day event to be held on Feburary 27th and 28th at the Baptist Church in downtown Damariscotta.
For more information, go here.
REGISTER TODAY! CEI'S 37th ANNUAL BREAKFAST
Join 350 Maine business leaders at CEI’s 2015 Annual Breakfast Meeting on March 10 at Bowdoin College in Brunswick for a conversation about the future of our economy and society.
The keynote speaker is Jeremy Rifkin, bestselling author of twenty books on the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment.
Go here to register and find out more.
UNITED WAY OF MID-COAST MAINE GUIDE
Our budgets get tight at this time of year. For information by town of assistance available for heating, SNAP, WIC, and food pantries, this handy table shows local and regional resources.
LINCOLN COUNTY STREAM BARRIERS
Check out information on the location and condition of state and local road culverts that may be adversely affecting access to spawning, rearing habitat and growing habitat for these four important fish species. Learn More
SUPPORT SMILES IN LINCOLN COUNTY
Lincoln County Dental, Inc., is a not-for-profit network of volunteers who give their time to assist residents of Lincoln County whose income is below 200% of the federal poverty line and have no dental insurance to help with the cost of care.
Even volunteer programs have expenses and the number of individuals on our waiting list for cost-subsidized dentures has grown into 2016.
Contact Lincoln County Dental to learn how you can help patients in need. 748 Main Street Damariscotta, ME 04543, 563-8668 • firstname.lastname@example.org
MAINE DOT REGIONAL PUBLIC MEETING
The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) is looking to "Talk Transportation" and seek public input regarding any and all types of transportation issues during a series of 40 regional public meetings throughout the State. The Region 2 meeting for Lincoln County communities is on March 10 at the Wiscasset Community Center, 242 Gardiner Road in Wiscasset (see location map below). For the convenience of town officials and citizens, there will be two Wiscasset meeting times – 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM.
For more information and a map, click here.
Rockland Stream Smart Workshop
On March 13 there will be a workshop in Rockland that will cover road-stream crossing projects from site assessment to permitting and installation. The emphasis will be on maintaining and restoring the habitat and economic values of the stream. Workshop presenters will include professionals from the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, the Maine Forest Service, ProjectShare, The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Maine Coastal Program, NOAA and the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers.
For more information and a registration form, click here.
WALDOBORO RFP FOR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
The Town of Waldoboro, Maine invites qualified consultants (the “Consultant”), whether a firm or individual, to submit proposals to assist the Town’s Comprehensive Plan Committee (the “Committee”) in preparing an update to the existing Comprehensive Plan (the “Plan”). The current Plan, adopted in 1998, is no longer consistent with MSRA Title 30-A and does not meet the specification identified in Chapter 208 of the State of Maine’s Comprehensive Plan Revision Criteria Rule. The update of the 1998 Plan should incorporate current land use and development trends and result in a Plan consistent with the Growth Management Act of the State of Maine.
For the full RFP, click here.
COMMUNITY INPUT NEEDED TO IDENTIFY HEALTH ISSUES
What’s needed for a community to be healthy? A Public Forum will be held on Saturday, February 21 for all residents of Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, Southport, Edgecomb, and the surrounding area to help identify health issues affecting their communities. The forum will be held from 10:00-11:30 AM at Boothbay Harbor Congregational Church, 125 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor. Childcare, refreshments and a Hannaford gift card will be provided to participants. Snow date is Saturday, March 7. For more info, call 882-5188.
Click HERE for the 2014 MeHAF study in Lincoln County.
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If you operate a Lincoln County business, no matter how small, please register today!