Category: Katahdin Success Stories

Entrepreneurs will rebuild rural Maine

Posted on January 31, 2020

By Jessica Masse, Opinion guest column • January 30, 2020 11:00 am When Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, visited our business in the spring of 2017, he told us he...

Katahdin Region Development Board Leads Revival

Posted on February 4, 2020

As Maine celebrates 200 years of statehood, one of her most spectacular and cherished regions is alive, vibrant and reinvigorated–with an exciting and hopeful vision for the future. Working together,...

Penobscot County & KRDB Donation

Posted on December 1, 2020

  EAST MILLINOCKET – Work on the East Millinocket mill site continues and so does the support to get the work done. Katahdin Region Development Board Executive Director Mike Elliott...

EMDC names new Katahdin Region economic development director

Posted on May 12, 2021

Eastern Maine Development Corp. has named Peter Jamieson as Katahdin Region economic development director, replacing Michael Elliott, who stepped down in February. Jamieson, who has been director of the Katahdin Chamber...

New Regional Planning Commission being formed

Posted on January 13, 2022

Eastern Gazette, Sheila D. Grant Several towns in Penobscot and Piscataquis have been invited to appoint two representatives each to serve on an advisory committee for a new Regional Planning...

Start a new career as a certified nursing assistant

Posted on December 10, 2019

Community Author: Debora Rountree EAST MILLINOCKET — Eastern Maine Community College‘s Katahdin Higher Education Center in East Millinocket is pleased to announce the offering of a certified nursing assistant (CNA)...

MCF awards $100K in grants to boost connectivity statewide

Posted on December 5, 2019

By Mainebiz The Maine Community Foundation on Wednesday announced more than $100,000 in grant awards to Monson, Portland and seven other beneficiaries, for initiatives aimed at boosting high-speed internet services statewide....

National Monument signs are going up

Posted on December 17, 2019

KATAHDIN REGION – It might be just a sign, but economic officials believe new postings leading to Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument are really a sign of what’s still...

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