Category: Press Releases

EMDC welcomes new hires

Posted on August 12, 2020

In their continued role of providing hands-on services to businesses, communities and people, Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) announces four new hires. Nicole Buckner joins team EMDC as a workforce...

EMDC Issues RFP: Snow Removal Winter 2019-2020

Posted on November 4, 2019

Eastern Maine Development Corporation is currently requesting proposals for the snow removal, sanding and ice melt services for the winter months of 2019-2020 (November 2019– April 2020). General Conditions The...

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day

Posted on August 31, 2020

By Doug Dunbar, EMDC Workforce Development Specialist Hope and connections. They’re needed more than ever, but often seem distant and out of reach in this uncertain time. For individuals in...

Business, Community and Workforce Partners Recognized

Posted on December 4, 2019

Eastern Maine Development Corporation is pleased to recognize partners who join them in promoting economic vibrancy through collaboration and delivery of hands-on services at their Annual Community Awards Ceremony on...

Forum for Maine’s Equal Rights Amendment

Posted on January 9, 2020

Who: State Representative Lois Reckitt, sponsor of Maine’s ERA legislation; City of Bangor Mayor, Clare Davitt; Eastern Maine Development Corporation President & CEO, Lee Umphrey What: Forum for Maine’s ERA...

Equal Rights Amendment forum held in Bangor

Posted on January 9, 2020

Fox ABC Maine BANGOR- The Eastern Maine Development Corporation held an event to discuss Maine’s Equal Rights Amendment. State Representative Lois Reckitt, the bills sponsor, and Bangor City Council Chair,...

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...

Teen Entrepreneur & Best Selling Author at EMDC, 2/14 7:30am

Posted on February 13, 2020

Media Advisory For Immediate ReleaseNathan Sykes: Retire Before College Who: Nathan Sykes, best-selling author, award-winning marketer, teen entrepreneur, and founder of the leading monthly retainer marketing agency Howdy Interactive What:...

EMDC Launches Youth Workforce Program

Posted on February 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Kristin Harmon • (207) 942-6389 Eastern Maine – Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) is launching a new Youth Work Experience Program for individuals who reside...

#WorkingFromHome with Team EMDC

Posted on March 31, 2020

#TeamEMDC is practicing social distancing and working from home. Our #WorkingFromHome series follows team members that continue to assist and support, businesses, communities and workers from home.

EMDC announces new Economic Recovery grant program

Posted on August 4, 2023

EMDC is excited to introduce the Economic Recovery Implementation Hub, an initiative designed to support Maine’s emerging businesses. We understand that new ventures face unique challenges especially in the wake...

EMDC Names Katahdin Region Economic Development Director

Posted on March 29, 2019

Eastern Maine – Katahdin region native Michael Elliott has been selected by Eastern Maine Development as the Katahdin Region Economic Development Director. In this newly created role, he will help...

Regional planning commission established

Posted on October 30, 2023

Eastern Maine Development Corporation recently launched the Penobscot and Piscataquis Regional Planning Commission, attended by state and regional leaders representing both counties. This commission was the result of coordinated efforts...

New CNAs boost health care industry in Katahdin Region

Posted on May 15, 2019

Eastern Maine Development Corporation (EMDC) and Katahdin Region partners are opening promising career pathways for newly trained health care workers, and expanding the pool of in-demand skilled employees for this...

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