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Maine's Hire-A-Vet Kick-off and Hiring Fair

6/19/2019

Augusta-The Maine Department of Labor Hire-A-Vet Kick-off and Hiring Fair is being held on August 29, 2019 at the Augusta Civic Center starting at 11:00 a.m. This event is open to the public.  All job seekers are encouraged to attend.  Please contact Steven Roy, Campaign Coordinator.

Call to Action: ConnectME Asks Mainers to Test Areas in Need of Faster Broadband Service

1/17/2019

AUGUSTA - The ConnectME Authority has set up an easy and straightforward way for Maine people to help identify specific areas in need of faster broadband service. Improving access to broadband is a key component of Governor Mills' plan to strengthen the foundation for sustained economic growth in every corner of Maine.

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Maine Office of Tourism Awards over $46,000 in Enterprise Grants

1/4/2019

AUGUSTA - The Maine Office of Tourism (MOT) has awarded over $46,000 in the Fall 2018 cycle of Tourism Enterprise Grants. MOT's Tourism Enterprise Grants are designed to fund smaller or focused tourism-marketing projects of permanent, non-profit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote and expand tourism in Maine.

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2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence Presented to Five Maine Companies

12/18/2018

AUGUSTA - Governor Paul R. LePage today presented five Maine companies with a 2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence during a reception at the Blaine House in Augusta.

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Maine's "Open Lighthouse Day" Welcomes the Public with FREE Admission - September 8

8/30/2018

AUGUSTA - Maine's iconic coastal sentinels take center stage during Maine's 10th Annual Open Lighthouse Day, to be held Saturday, September 8th, in locations from Kennebunkport to Lubec. 23 lighthouses, including many not typically open to the public, will welcome visitors with free entry on this one day. This popular family-friendly event, sponsored by the United States Coast Guard, the Maine Office of Tourism and the American Lighthouse Foundation, draws between 15,000 to 18,000 visitors annually for an exploration of Maine's historic lights and the rich history of its lighthouses and lightkeepers.

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Maine Office of Tourism Earns National Award for Tourism Marketing Efforts

8/16/2018

AUGUSTA - For the second-consecutive year, the Maine Office of Tourism's marketing campaign has received a Mercury Award from the U.S. Travel Association for "excellence and creative accomplishments in destination marketing and inspiring the continued development of imaginative promotional programs."

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