Federal and State Conservation Programs in Somerset County

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Department of Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service Programs
Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Task Force
Dr. Susan Pasko - Executive Secretary, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Falls Church, VA
Candidate Conservation Agreement with Assurances
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Candidate Conservation Program
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Emergency Stabilization - Burned Area Rehabiliation
Erv Gasser - DOI National Interagency BAER Team Leader - Seattle, WA
Fish Passage Program - Northeast Region
- Fish Passage Program Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Habitat Conservation Plans
US Fish and Wildlife Service
Landowner Incentive Program
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
MultiState Conservation Grant Program
- Washington, DC, VA
National Fish Passage Program
Susan Wells - National Fish Passage Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act Grants Program
Guy Foulks - NMBCA Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program
U.S. Department of the Interior - Arlington, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Small Grants Program
Rodecia Mcknight - Small Grants Program Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North American Wetlands Conservation Act Standard Grants Program
Stacy Sanchez - U.S. Standard Grants Program Proposal Coordinator - Falls Church, VA
North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Scott Schwenk - Acting Coordinator & Science Coordinator - Hadley, MA
Partners For Fish And Wildlife Program - National
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Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program in Maine
Fred Seavey - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Orono, ME
Safe Harbor Agreements
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Coastal Program
Samantha Brooke - Coastal Program Team Lead - Falls Church, VA
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
EPA Programs
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Clean Water State Revolving Fund
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Climate Ready Estuaries
EPA - Washington, DC
Five-Star Restoration Program
Myra Price - USEPA Wetlands Division - Washington, DC
Green Project Reserve
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
National Menu of Stormwater Best Management Practices-NPDES
Deborah G. Nagle - Division Director - Washington, DC
Source Reduction Assistance Grant Program
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Surf Your Watershed
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
The Pesticide Stewardship Alliance
- St. Louis, MO
Urban Waters Small Grants
Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Wetlands Program Development Grants
Myra Price - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Federal Incentives
Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program
U.S. Department of Defense - Washington, DC
Sustainable Ranges Initiative
John Conger, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) - US Department of Defense
Grant Programs
Acorn Foundation
- Oakland, CA
Acres for America
Thomas E. Kelsch - Vice President, Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund - Washington, DC
BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grants
Alanna Keating - Alexandria, VA
Bring Back the Natives
Kirstin Neff, Ph.D. - Manager, Southwest Rivers Program - Portland, OR
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Clean Trail Grant Program
Leah Leitch - Grant Outreach - ExtremeTerrain.com - Malvern, PA
Clean Water Act Section 319
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - Washington, DC
Common Counsel Foundation
Laura Livoti - CEO - Oakland, CA
Conservation Partners Program
Eric Forward - Program Director, Central Region Working Lands - Bloomington, MN
Conservation Partners Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Eric Forward - Washington, DC
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Cooperative Watershed Management Program
Bureau of Reclamation Office of Program & Policy Services - Denver, CO
Dirt Capital Partners
Jacob Israelow - Founder & Managing Director - Hudson, NY
Environmental Solutions for Communities
Carrie Clingan - Manager, Community-Based Conservation Programs - Washington, DC
FACT's Fund-a-Farmer Grants
Food Animal Concerns Trust - Chicago, IL
FishAmerica Foundation Conservation Grants
Ruth Jackson - Grants Manager - Alexandria, VA
Forestry on Indian Lands
U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs - Washington, DC
Keep Local Farms Fund
- Boston, MA
Keystone Initiatives
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
Maine Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE) Program
Ellen Mallory, Maine Coordinator - Univ. of Maine Cooperative Extension - Orono, ME
Mitsubishi Corporation Foundation for the Americas (MCFA)
Yasuyuki Sugiura - President - New York, NY
National Wildlife Refuge Friends Group Grant Program
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
No Small Potatoes Investment Club
Sally Madore - York Harbor, ME
Organic Farming Research Foundation
Brise Tencer - Executive Director - Santa Cruz, CA
Pulling Together Initiative
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Washington, DC
SFI Conservation and Community Partnerships Grant Program
Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. - Washington, DC
The Conservation Alliance
John Sterling - Executive Director - Bend, OR
The FruitGuys Community Fund
Chris Mittelstaedt - Founder and Project DirectorCA
The Fund for Wild Nature
Jeff Petersen, Esq. - Executive Director - Kelso, WA
The Summerlee Foundation
Lynne Starnes - Director of Administration - Dallas, TX
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
USDA - Forest Service Programs
Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund Grants
Kelly Bibb or David Dell - Grant Program Contacts - Atlanta, GA
Eastern Forest Environmental Threat Assessment Center
Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service - Asheville, NC
Forest Legacy Program
U.S. Forest Service - Washington, DC
Forest Stewardship Program (FSP)
- Washington, DC
Forests and Rangelands
John Ferrell - Feedstock Supply and Logistics Supervisor Biomass Program - Washington, DC
Smokey Bear - Prescribed Fire
Gwen Beavans - National Fire Prevention Coordinator - Washington, DC
USDA - FSA Programs
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Biomass Crop Assistance Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Conservation Reserve Program (CRP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
CP33 Habitat Buffers for Upland Birds
Kristine Evans, Program Coordinator - Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Mississippi State University - Mississippi State, MS
Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program (ELAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Conservation Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Emergency Forest Restoration Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans & Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Operating Loans - Maine
Don Todd - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Bangor, ME
Farm Ownership Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Farm Ownership Loans - Maine
Don Todd - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Bangor, ME
Farmable Wetlands Program (FWP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Grassland Reserve Program- REPEALED
USDA Farm Service Agency
Guaranteed Farm Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Forage Disaster Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Livestock Indemnity Program
USDA FSA
Microloans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers Loans
USDA Farm Service Agency
Minority and Women Farmers and Ranchers- Maine
Don Todd - State Executive Director - USDA Farm Service Agency - Bangor, ME
Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program
Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Program
USDA Farm Service Agency
Transition Incentives Program (TIP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
Tree Assistance Program (TAP)
USDA Farm Service Agency
USDA - NRCS Programs
Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA)
Dave Mason - Financial Assistance Programs Division - Washington, DC
Agricultural Water Enhancement Program (AWEP)- REPEALED
Mark Parson - Program Contact
Big Flats Plant Materials Center
Shawnna Clark - PMC Manager - Corning, NY
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
Stacy Swartwood - National CIG Program Analyst - Washington, DC
Conservation of Private Grazing Land (CPGL)
Conservation Security Program
Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)
Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA)
NRCS
Cooperative Conservation Partnership Initiative (CCPI)- REPEALED
Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP)
Fred Reaves - National Emergency Watershed Protection Program Manager
Emergency Watershed Protection Program- Floodplain Easement
Jason Weller, Chief - USDA-NRCS - Washington, DC
Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)
USDA NRCS
EQIP Organic Initiative
Lindsay Haines - EQIP Specialist for Organic
Farm and Ranch Lands Protection Program (FRPP)- REPEALED
Farm Pilot Project Coordination, Inc.
- Tampa, FL
Grassland Reserve Program (GRP) REPEALED
Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP)
USDA NRCS
Maine Conservation Stewardship Program
Bill Yamartino - State CSP ContactME
Maine Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Alice Begin - USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service - Bangor, ME
National Grazing Lands Coalition
Monti Golla - National GLC Executive Director - Fort Worth, TX
National Water Quality Initiative
USDA NRCS
Norman A Berg National Plant Materials Center
David Kidwell-Slak - PMC Manager - Beltsville, MD
Regional Conservation Partnership Program
Louis Aspey, Chief of Staff - Regional Conservationist - Washington, DC
Small scale solutions for your farm
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentives Program (VPA-HIP)
NRCS
Wetlands Reserve Enhancement Program (WREP)- REPEALED
Garry Lee - Acting Director, Easement Programs Division - Washington, DC
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP)- REPEALED
- Washington, DC
Working Lands for Wildlife
USDA - NRCS - Washington, DC
USDA Programs - Other
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Development Program
Denis Ebodaghe - National Program Leader - Division of Agricultural Systems - Washington, DC
Celebrate Urban Birds
Cornell Lab of Ornithology - Ithaca, NY
Conservation Reserve Program Longleaf Pine Initiative
Farm Labor Housing Loans and Grants
USDA Rural Development
Farmers Market Promotion Program
Douglas Keeler, Director - Farmers Markets and Local Food Marketing
Food Linc
Jim Barham - USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
Local Food Promotion Program
Nicole Nelson Miller - LFPP Program Manager - Washington, DC
New Farmers
USDA
Organic Certification Cost Share Programs
Rita Meade - OCCSP Coordinator - Washington, DC
Rural Microentrepreneur Assistance Program
Lori Washington - USDA Rural Development Loan Specialist
The Advanced Biofuel Payment Program
Business and Cooperative Programs - National Office, USDA Rural Development - Washington, DC
The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP)
USDA Rural Development - Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvement Guaranteed Loans & Grants - Washington, DC
Value-Added Producer Grant Program
USDA Office of Rural Development

 State and Local Programs

   
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There are 17 resources serving Somerset County in the following categories:
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Federal and State Tax Incentives and Programs
Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency
N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center - Raleigh, NC
Farmland Tax Law Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Federal Endangered Species Tax Deduction
US Fish and Wildlife Service - Arlington, VA
Open Space Current Use Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Tree Growth Current Use Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
Working Waterfront Program
Maine Revenue Services - Property Tax Division - Augusta, ME
State Funding / Technical Resources
Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership
Dr. Lisa Havel - Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Beginning Farmer Resource Network of Maine
Tori Jackson - Chair - Lisbon Falls, ME
Kent Nelson
Maine Forest Service - Fire Prevention Specialist/Firewise State Liaison - Augusta, ME
Land for Maine's Future
Sarah Demers - Director - Augusta, ME
Maine Farmland Protection Program
Stephanie Gilbert - Farmland Protection Specialist
Maine Department of Agriculture Food, and Rural Resources - Augusta, ME
Maine Farms for the Future Program
Stephanie Gilbert - Farmland Protection Specialist
Maine Department of Agriculture Food, and Rural Resources - Augusta, ME
Maine Outdoor Heritage Fund
Carol Gay - Secretariat - Pittston, ME
Senior Farm Share Program
Julie Waller - Senior FarmShare Manager - Augusta, ME
Stewardship Program offered by the Maine Forest Service (Archived)
- Maine Forest Service - Augusta, ME
Whitewater to Bluewater Project
Lisa Havel - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partnership Coordinator - Arlington, VA
Woods Wise Incentives to Stewardship Enhancement
Andy Shultz - MFS Landowner Outreach Forester - Augusta, ME
 

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Your Health: A catastrophic trend in Maine: A shortage of caregivers - Jacksonville Daily News
8/21/2019 2:10:00 PM
Your Health: A catastrophic trend in Maine: A shortage of caregivers    Jacksonville Daily News DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine - Janet Flaherty got an alarming call last October from the agency tasked with coordinating in-home care for her 82-year-old mother.

A 'catastrophic' trend in Maine: A shortage of caregivers - messenger-inquirer
8/21/2019 12:20:00 PM
A 'catastrophic' trend in Maine: A shortage of caregivers    messenger-inquirer DOVER-FOXCROFT, Maine - Janet Flaherty got an alarming call last October from the agency tasked with coordinating in-home care for her 82-year-old mother.

Bernie Sanders' criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
8/18/2019 10:13:00 AM
Bernie Sanders' criminal justice plan aims to cut prison population    NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation's prison population in ...

Saturday, August 17, 2019: When the music stops, don't be a bully, thankful for a budget deal - Bangor Daily News
8/16/2019 10:47:00 AM
Saturday, August 17, 2019: When the music stops, don't be a bully, thankful for a budget deal    Bangor Daily News The elected leadership of this country, with support from Maine's delegation, has slowly but surely decoupled government spending from taxation. This means ...

'Catastrophic' shortage of caregivers in Maine expected to be mirrored nationwide - Press Herald
8/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
'Catastrophic' shortage of caregivers in Maine expected to be mirrored nationwide    Press Herald DOVER-FOXCROFT — Janet Flaherty got an alarming call last October from the agency tasked with coordinating in-home care for her 82-year-old mother.

'This will be catastrophic': Maine families face elder boom, worker shortage in preview of nation's future - The Washington Post
8/14/2019 7:34:21 PM
'This will be catastrophic': Maine families face elder boom, worker shortage in preview of nation's future    The Washington Post The disconnect between Maine's aging population and its need for young workers is expected to be mirrored throughout the country, demographic experts say.

Women to Watch: Betsy Biemann, CEO with a single vision, many solutions for Maine prosperity - Mainebiz
8/5/2019 3:00:00 AM
Women to Watch: Betsy Biemann, CEO with a single vision, many solutions for Maine prosperity    Mainebiz Betsy Biemann is CEO of Coastal Enterprises Inc., a community development financial institution based in Brunswick. But her business card could include a host ...

Susan Collins Says Budget Deal Has Broad Support - Maine Public
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
Susan Collins Says Budget Deal Has Broad Support    Maine Public Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, who serves on the Appropriations Committee, says while a new two-year budget deal sets overall federal spending levels,

CEO: Pennsylvania schools rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills - NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ
7/23/2019 3:00:00 AM
CEO: Pennsylvania schools rejected offer to pay students' late lunch bills    NewsCenterMaine.com WCSH-WLBZ After a school district told parents they could lose their kids over unpaid lunches, a CEO said he'd pay off the debt. The school board rejected the offer.

Don't Have Lunch Money? A Pennsylvania School District Threatens Foster Care - Maine Public
7/22/2019 3:00:00 AM
Don't Have Lunch Money? A Pennsylvania School District Threatens Foster Care    Maine Public Dozens of families in Pennsylvania received an alarming letter from their public school district this month informing parents that if their kid's lunch debt was not ...

What you ought to know about Maine on its 200th birthday - Lewiston Sun Journal
7/21/2019 3:00:00 AM
What you ought to know about Maine on its 200th birthday    Lewiston Sun Journal Before Maine became a state two centuries ago, Yale University President Timothy Dwight toured the place for a book devoted to New England and New York.

Federal agencies work to promote economic development in Katahdin Region - WABI
7/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Federal agencies work to promote economic development in Katahdin Region    WABI EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (WABI) - Focusing on resources to help economic growth in the Katahdin Region was the goal of an event in East Millinocket Friday ...

Sanctuary Cities Get a Census Bonus - The Wall Street Journal
7/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Sanctuary Cities Get a Census Bonus    The Wall Street Journal Portland, Maine, has welcomed hundreds of asylum-seeking migrants from Central Africa. As the influx continues through word-of-mouth, the city is uniquely ...

Judge Says Administration Can't Change Lawyers In Census Citizenship Question Case - Maine Public
7/10/2019 3:00:00 AM
Judge Says Administration Can't Change Lawyers In Census Citizenship Question Case    Maine Public Updated on July 9 at 10:08 p.m. ET A federal judge in New York has denied a request by the Trump administration to replace its legal team in a lawsuit.

Jared Golden aims to allow federal programs give help to cannabis businesses - Lewiston Sun Journal
7/8/2019 3:00:00 AM
Jared Golden aims to allow federal programs give help to cannabis businesses    Lewiston Sun Journal Maine's junior member of Congress, 2nd District Democrat Jared Golden, is pushing a measure that would force the federal Small Business Administration to ...

Maine's 2nd District: GOP's Eric Brakey eyes challenge to Jared Golden - Lewiston Sun Journal
7/3/2019 3:00:00 AM
Maine's 2nd District: GOP's Eric Brakey eyes challenge to Jared Golden    Lewiston Sun Journal AUBURN — Republican Eric Brakey, a former state senator, said Wednesday he is likely to run for Congress next year against first-term U.S. Rep. Jared Golden ...

Solar bill would help Maine businesses - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
6/2/2019 3:00:00 AM
Solar bill would help Maine businesses    Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Ever-increasing electricity rates for commercial and municipal consumers are holding back economic growth. For Maine businesses to thrive, we need to have a ...

Transgender girl grows advocacy efforts - Seacoastonline.com
5/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Transgender girl grows advocacy efforts    Seacoastonline.com KITTERY, Maine — As a small child, for Lane Joslin, every dish towel became a dress, or long hair. The Christmas wish list included Barbie dolls. Pink nail ...

2 Missing Maine Boys Found Safe, Father Arrested: Police - The Epoch Times
5/1/2019 3:00:00 AM
2 Missing Maine Boys Found Safe, Father Arrested: Police    The Epoch Times Two young brothers, who were believed to be taken by their father, have been found safe on April 30, according to police.

Maine's 'first and only cannabis business park' growing in Auburn - Lewiston Sun Journal
4/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
Maine's 'first and only cannabis business park' growing in Auburn    Lewiston Sun Journal AUBURN — Off busy Minot Avenue, down a road that didn't exist until last year, Cliff Miller is ready to oversee a cannabis empire. After millions in startup ...

Facts About Maine Public's Federal Funding - Maine Public
4/4/2019 5:04:14 PM
Facts About Maine Public's Federal Funding    Maine Public The Current SituationIn March, President Donald Trump released the second part of his Fiscal Year 2020 budget to Congress, which recommends eliminating.

THE LEAD: Deer Park woman gets prison sentence after killing boyfriend, leaving him in tarp outside home - The Independent
3/7/2019 3:00:00 AM
THE LEAD: Deer Park woman gets prison sentence after killing boyfriend, leaving him in tarp outside home    The Independent While Chewelah is in the state of Washington, people will be making a trip to Maine when they attend the latest JHS production “Almost, Maine” beginning on ...

Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog - Maine Public
2/19/2019 3:00:00 AM
Bernie Sanders Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign, No Longer An Underdog    Maine Public Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is giving it another go, launching a second campaign for the White House four years after surprising Democrats with a strong.

Debate brews over splitting Maine's agriculture, conservation department - Press Herald
1/16/2019 3:00:00 AM
Debate brews over splitting Maine's agriculture, conservation department    Press Herald Some interest groups who represent farmers and conservationists want to break up the Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry, but Gov.

What Mainers Need To Know About The Partial Government Shutdown - Maine Public
1/15/2019 3:00:00 AM
What Mainers Need To Know About The Partial Government Shutdown    Maine Public As the partial government shutdown continues, its effects on states are becoming more and more apparent, and are likely to become broader if it goes on for.

Mainers to get food stamps early so shutdown won't leave them without February benefits - Press Herald
1/14/2019 3:00:00 AM
Mainers to get food stamps early so shutdown won't leave them without February benefits    Press Herald About one in seven Maine families relies on food stamps, including many households with elderly or disabled residents. By Joe LawlorStaff Writer. Follow on ...

In Maine, cooking classes tackle the root causes of hunger - Bangor Daily News
12/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
In Maine, cooking classes tackle the root causes of hunger    Bangor Daily News Hunger can impact the ability to get through even the most routine days. And for too many Mainers, hunger is a fact of life. According to a 2017 study by the U.S. ...

New Law Opens Possibilities for Maine Medical Marijuana Providers - Cannabis Business Times
12/21/2018 3:00:00 AM
New Law Opens Possibilities for Maine Medical Marijuana Providers    Cannabis Business Times Dispensaries and caregivers can collaborate, rather than compete, under the state's new rules allowing business-to-business medical cannabis sales.

Community Concepts gains award - Lewiston Sun Journal
12/18/2018 3:00:00 AM
Community Concepts gains award    Lewiston Sun Journal Community Concepts Finance Corp. was awarded Maine's Small Business Administration Microlender of the Year during a ceremony in December. From the left ...

Maine Department of Education hosts presentation on big new plans coming soon - WABI
12/10/2018 3:00:00 AM
Maine Department of Education hosts presentation on big new plans coming soon    WABI AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) - The Maine Department of Education hosted a presentation showing their brand new model of School support under the Every ...

Beloved conservationist William J. Murtagh Jr. dies at 95 - The Ellsworth American
11/8/2018 3:00:00 AM
Beloved conservationist William J. Murtagh Jr. dies at 95    The Ellsworth American PENOBSCOT — The first keeper of the National Register of Historic Places liked Maine, martinis and music, his friends said. William J. Murtagh Jr. died.

Here's where the Maine House of Representatives candidates stand on key issues - Bangor Daily News
10/25/2018 3:00:00 AM
Here's where the Maine House of Representatives candidates stand on key issues    Bangor Daily News Ahead of the Nov. 6 election, the Bangor Daily News put the same eight questions to every candidate on the ballot in each of the 151 Maine House of ...

Holly Stover seeks Maine House seat - Boothbay Register
10/17/2018 3:00:00 AM
Holly Stover seeks Maine House seat    Boothbay Register Holly Stover is running as a Democrat for Maine House of Representatives District 89. Stover faces Republican incumbent Stephanie Hawke on Nov. 6. Working ...

Lewiston hospitals illegally turned away patients experiencing mental health crises - Press Herald
8/31/2018 3:00:00 AM
Lewiston hospitals illegally turned away patients experiencing mental health crises    Press Herald Central Maine Medical Center and St. Mary's Regional Medical Center both have both pledged to change their policies and increase staff education to eliminate ...

Maine Compass: Female veterans need lawmakers to support the Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
4/7/2018 3:00:00 AM
Maine Compass: Female veterans need lawmakers to support the Betsy Ann Ross House of Hope    Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel Addressing issues facing our veterans and *service* members is a common goal for many of our community leaders and elected officials. When working toward ...

North East Mobile Health Services, Maine Medical Center to pay $1.4 million to settle ambulance transportation claims - PenBayPilot.com
2/23/2018 3:00:00 AM
North East Mobile Health Services, Maine Medical Center to pay $1.4 million to settle ambulance transportation claims    PenBayPilot.com United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank said today, Feb. 23, that North East Mobile Health Services, based in Scarborough and with a station in Rockport, has ...

Aroostook County qualifies as HUBZone - The County
12/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
Aroostook County qualifies as HUBZone    The County Businesses in Aroostook County have another tool to increase sales, according to officials at the Northern Maine Development Commission.

What it's like to survive high school only to fail college - Bangor Daily News
11/30/2017 3:00:00 AM
What it's like to survive high school only to fail college    Bangor Daily News Despite attempts at intervention, graduation rates at University of Maine System schools have been largely stagnant for more than a decade.. Maine news, sports ...

State Lawmaker From Lewiston Enters Maine's 2nd District Contest - Maine Public
8/25/2017 3:00:00 AM
State Lawmaker From Lewiston Enters Maine's 2nd District Contest    Maine Public Democratic State Rep. Jared Golden, of Lewiston, announced Thursday that he's running for the 2nd Congressional District seat currently held by Republican.

Q&A: Straight Talk From Maine on Why Trump Won - The American Prospect
11/18/2016 3:00:00 AM
Q&A: Straight Talk From Maine on Why Trump Won    The American Prospect On Election Day, Maine voters approved five ballot questions that legalized recreational marijuana, authorized a multimillion-dollar transportation bond bill, ...

LePage Named Most Fiscally Responsible Governor in America - The Maine Wire
10/5/2016 3:00:00 AM
LePage Named Most Fiscally Responsible Governor in America    The Maine Wire Today, the Cato Institute, a national public policy research organization, released the 13th biennial fiscal report card, rating governors based on their dedication ...

After denying it misused millions in welfare funds, Maine changed its spending to follow the law - Bangor Daily News
9/19/2016 3:00:00 AM
After denying it misused millions in welfare funds, Maine changed its spending to follow the law    Bangor Daily News The LePage administration has reversed a $7.8 million transfer of grant funds that ran afoul of federal law, after the BDN reported on the spending of federal ...

More Maine lobstermen to carry fed observers - Mount Desert Islander
3/2/2016 3:00:00 AM
More Maine lobstermen to carry fed observers    Mount Desert Islander BAR HARBOR — Any Maine lobsterman with a federal lobster permit may now be contacted by federal fishery observers asking to send a representative on his.

State and Local Programs News Items
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017: Tax bill slashes Medicare funding, Gagnon gives Moore a pass, don't drill in the Arctic - Bangor Daily News
11/29/2017 3:00:00 AM
Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017: Tax bill slashes Medicare funding, Gagnon gives Moore a pass, don't drill in the Arctic    Bangor Daily News On behalf of 230,000 AARP members in Maine, I am writing with great concern regarding the latest version of the Senate tax bill. Congressional leaders are ...

Older Addicts\' Silent Drug Epidemic - Governing
7/27/2016 3:00:00 AM
Older Addicts\' Silent Drug Epidemic    Governing When Clifton Hilton decided to quit drinking this month, he called a residential drug and alcohol detoxification center in this coastal Maine city on a Friday ...

Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done? - Press Herald
10/17/2010 3:00:00 AM
Welfare: Well-meaning, well-funded, well-done?    Press Herald Wherever the candidates for governor go in Maine, they say, one question is likely to follow them. What are you going to do about welfare?