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Department of Commerce Awards Grant to EMDC to Continue Re-Engineering the Region Effort

  Bangor -    The US Department of Commerce, Economic Development Administration, announced on Tuesday a two-year, $500,000 grant to Eastern Maine Development Corporation to build on the strategic planning work accomplished through the recently completed EDA-funded Re-Engineering the Region effort.   This implementation grant will build upon the recommendations and priorities identified through...

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Letter from the Director from October, 2016

    Hello from High Street!   As I sit here writing my letter for the upcoming Chamber News, the office is full of boxes waiting to go to Autumn Gold venues.  Car Show trophies fill several, spoons for Chowderfest, another, and small plastic cups for the new Beer and Wine tasting yet another. ...

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Breast Cancer in the Twenty-First Millennium: Where Are We Headed

    Maine Coast Memorial Hospital will be hosting a Free Health Education event “Breast Cancer in the Twenty-First Millennium: Where Are We Headed” presented by Dr. David Coffman of Maine Coast General Surgery on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the MCMH Classroom.  (Door C) The science surrounding breast cancer...

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Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Hires Hilary Strout

Hampden, Maine - Curtis C. Simard, President and CEO of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, along with the Board of Directors, is pleased to welcome Hilary Strout, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Fraud Manager. At Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, Hilary is responsible for designing and overseeing the Bank's fraud management program,...

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Lunch & Learn with Rudman Winchell

On September 29th members of the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce were invited to come have a sandwich and learn about the new Overtime Rules and OSHA regulations that will go into effect in December.  There is a lot to learn before these new laws take effect and many businesses...

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EMERA MAINE WARNS OF NEW SCAM

Emera Maine Urges Customers to Beware of Another Scam Bangor, Maine – Emera Maine is warning its customers to be suspicious of individuals claiming to be representing the utility, especially in situations demanding immediate payment. A number of small businesses have been targeted today in the Ellsworth and Mount Desert Island areas....

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Hancock County Law Enforcement and Healthy Acadia launch E-Tips Program

Preventing underage drinking and illegal substance use takes community involvement and coordination. Hancock County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies have joined with Healthy Acadia to launch the E-Tips program, which is aimed at engaging Hancock County residents to help in this effort.   E-Tips allows individuals who witness or...

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