Nominations Open for 2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence


AUGUSTA ‚€“ The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Governor's Award for Business Excellence.

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ConnectME Launches Statewide Broadband Action Plan


AUGUSTA - The ConnectME Authority has developed a Statewide Broadband Action Plan in partnership with the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) through collaboration with broadband experts, communities, input from stakeholders and review of models utilized in other states. The Action Plan sets forth initiatives that will ensure Maine‚€™s broadband needs are met within five years of initial funding and envisions meaningful local, state, federal and private-sector investment.

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Maine Tourism Prepares for Busy Summer Season


AUGUSTA - With Memorial Day and the summer travel season just around the corner, the Maine Office of Tourism looks forward to another good year for the tourism industry in Maine, amid national reports of optimism for U.S. domestic leisure travel.

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Governor LePage Selects Census Tracts to Participate in Federal Opportunity Zones Program


AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today announced his selections for participation in the federal Opportunity Zones program.

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Maine Office of Tourism to Present Regional Tourism-Readiness Survey Results


AUGUSTA - The Maine Office of Tourism (MOT) has scheduled a series of meetings around the state to roll out the regional results from the 2017 DestinationNEXT tourism-readiness assessment conducted for MOT by Destinations International.

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