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Healthy Acadia Offers Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0

Healthy Acadia is excited to offer Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 programming and resources for communities in Hancock and Washington counties. Let’s Go! 5-2-1-0 is a nationally recognized childhood obesity prevention program developed in 2006 by the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center and implemented in partnership with MaineHealth. Let’s...

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The Grand Gift Certificates Expire at the End of 2016!

The Grand in Ellsworth announces that all Grand Gift Certificates will expire after December 31st 2016, due to a changeover in the gift certificate system. Anybody who is currently holding a Grand (paper) gift certificate or a Grand Gift Card must redeem them by December 31, 2016. After December 31,...

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EMDC Provides Loans to 24 Businesses, Supporting 111 Jobs

At the end of the third quarter of its fiscal year, Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) closed its 38th loan to support 24 businesses in Maine. These loans totaled $6.1 million and leveraged an additional $6.5million, creating or retaining 111 jobs. On June 30th, EMDC closed a loan with Main Street...

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WHCA Backpack Program

The summer is going way too fast. Once again it is nearly time for school to begin. As you may know, WHCA administers a program that helps low income families from Hancock and Washington counties with backpacks and school supplies. We have approximately 125 to 150 students from grades K-12...

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Schoodic Arts Festival August 1-14

The Schoodic Arts Festival is fast approaching and along with our 26 performances and 80 different workshops being offered in Winter Harbor from August 1-14, we are thrilled to showcase evening performances every night of the Festival at the historic Hammond Hall. These performances start at 7pm, are just $5 each...

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EMDC Welcomes Two New Board Members

Recently, Eastern Maine Development Corporation welcomed two individuals to their Board of Directors. Christopher Winstead serves as the Executive Director for the Piscataquis County Economic Development Council (PCEDC). Prior to joining PCEDC, Mr. Winstead served as a Senior District Representative for former Congressman Michael H. Michaud, with a concentration on business...

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Healthy Acadia Welcomes New Board Member

Healthy Acadia, a community health coalition serving Hancock and Washington counties, is excited to welcome Dean McGuire as the newest member to the organization’s Board of Directors. “We’re so honored to have Dean join our team,” stated Elsie Flemings, Healthy Acadia’s Executive Director. “A dynamic community leader, Dean brings his...

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Acadia Law Group

A well-known Ellsworth Law firm will offer clients a new look starting July 1, 2016. With the recent retirement of two long-time attorneys, the remaining partners at Roy, Beardsley, Williams & Granger, LLC will open their practice as Acadia Law Group LLC Attorneys Anthony Beardsley, Robert Granger, Daniel Pileggi, Eric Columber...

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