EMDC in the News

Community development institutions step in where traditional lenders are reluctant to go

November 26, 2018
Mainebiz by Laurie Schreiber In 2017, David Kelso and Linda Engelhardt entered their Madawaska printing business, Wicked Water Graphics, into a fish-and-game expo. They received great interest in their...
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Governor LePage speaks at Bangor forum

November 9, 2018
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Time in office is running out on Governor LePage. On Friday, he was in Bangor speaking in a forum reflecting on his years as Maine's Chief Executive. The event was hosted by Eastern...
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Governor Paul LePage discusses his time in office

November 9, 2018
BANGOR - Governor Paul LePage said he's leaving Maine's next governor a legacy of successful business development. The outgoing governor made those remarks in Bangor Friday. One of the first things governor...
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Over $400,000 in Public and Private Funds to Support Business Ownership Transitions in Rural Maine

October 23, 2018
The Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) has received a $200,000 grant from the John T. Gorman Foundation to support the Ownership Transition Initiative, which will assist Washington County business...
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EMDC announces new CEO

October 9, 2018
BANGOR - The new person at the helm of Eastern Maine Development Corp. is no stranger to Bangor. Lee Umphrey, former inter-governmental affairs coordinator for the city of Bangor, has assumed EMDC's...
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