SCORE Augusta and LCRPC Present Social Media Marketing Workshop

Marketing your business these days is so much more than newspaper ads, street signage, emails or updating your website - it’s become a social media experience. On Thursday, September 13, SCORE Augusta will present a free social media marketing workshop, in collaboration with LCRPC. The workshop runs from 9:30 am to 12:00 noon at the LCRPC, 297 Bath Road, Wiscasset and is sponsored by TD Charitable Foundation.

For more information and to register: Sept 13 Social Media Workshop.

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August 23: Rte 129/130 Corridor Plan Meeting- Draft Available

The Rt 129/130 Corridor Management Plan Advisory Committee will meet on Thursday, Aug. 23, at 6 pm at the Damariscotta Town Office. 

The agenda and materials will be posted closer to the meeting. Open to the public. 

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

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

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Climate Change Tool-kit Available

Are you a planning board member or selectperson? Belong to the Town's Conservation Commission? If you missed our Climate Change Took-Kit Workshop last week, you can download the set of materials here!

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Darling Marine Center & SEA Fellows Symposium

Wow -- fascinating science across a number of ocean and coastal fields! We had a chance to see poster presentations by 22 undergraduate students working in Maine (at the Darling Marine Center on August 7.

See a few photos and presentation summary....

 

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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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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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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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Upcoming Deadlines

09.14Lincoln County Broadband RFP
09.14Lincoln County BROWNFIELDS RFP

Events

08.23Advisory Committee Mtg, Rt 129/130 Corr Mgmt Plan
09.1310 Steps to Building Social Media Visibility
10.19PeopleForBikes Application Due

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