EMDC in the News

UMaine Cooperative Extension presents annual awards

October 8, 2018
ELLSWORTH — Three annual awards were presented at the Hancock County Extension Association’s annual meeting on Sept. 27. The 2018 Leadership in Action Award for a local nonprofit was presented...
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Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant

October 8, 2018
Raye’s Mustard Mill Museum Receives Non-Profit Status and $133,222 USDA Rural Development Grant Grant Awarded to EMDC to provide technical assistance to businesses in the City of Eastport &...
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Former Baldacci spokesman to lead Bangor economic development organization

-The Bangor Daily News

August 2, 2018
A former spokesman for Gov. John Baldacci has been named the head of a local economic development organization. Lee Umphrey will succeed Michael Aube as CEO for the Eastern Maine Development Corporation...
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Brien Walton named CEO of Acadia Capital Management CDE consortium

-Mainebiz

June 8, 2018
Brien Walton, director of Husson University's Center for Family Business, has been named chairman and CEO of the Acadia Capital Management consortium of Community Development Entities. His selection comes...
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Tech trends and new business opportunities focus of EMDC seminar

-WVII ABC 7 & WFVX Fox 22

June 6, 2018
Eastern Maine Development Corporation is opening up a conversation about technology trends. Business and community leaders attended a seminar on Tuesday about trends and technology reshaping eastern Maine....
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