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USDA Rural Development Announces 13 Businesses to Receive Grants Totaling $119,700 for Energy Projects...

USDA Rural Development Under Secretary Lisa Mensah announced today that 13 Maine businesses have been selected to receive grants under the USDA Rural Development Rural Energy for America Program (REAP).

Collins, King Announce More Than $124,000 in Grant Funding for Fort Fairfield Housing Authority

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded $124,797 in Capital Fund Emergency Safety and Security Program grant funding to the Fort Fairfield Housing Authority

U.S. Senators Collins, King Announce Clean Water Protection Grant

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will be awarding the state of Maine $355,930 in funding under the Clean Vessel Act grant program to promote clean water and recreational boating

Collins, King announce $300,000 in Grant Funding for Dexter Regional Airport

U.S. Senators Susan Collins, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Angus King announced today that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has granted $300,000 in federal funding for the Dexter Regional Airport in Dexter, Maine.

At Bangor Veterans Home, King Calls on Congress to Maintain Vital Construction Grant Funding...

During a tour of the Maine Veterans Home (MVH) in Bangor this morning, U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) called on Congress to maintain funding for construction grants to improve infrastructure at veterans homes across the country. The President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget would reduce that funding – which is provided through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and supports states as they seek to expand care through new or improved facilities – by $10 million dollars, from $90 to $80 million.

Coastal grants available for municipal and regional projects

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Municipal Planning Assistance Program announced that it is seeking applications for a new round of coastal grants for FY 2014 totaling $205,000. The grants are administered by the Maine Coastal Program, and are for municipal and regional projects in Maine’s Coastal Zone. The two types of available grants covered by this announcement include: Coastal Communities grant, and Shore and Harbor Planning grants

Collins, King Announce $419,557 Grant for Scarborough Veterans Home

U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King today announced that the Department of Veterans Affairs has awarded $419,557 in federal grant funding to the State Veterans Home in Scarborough. The grant will help cover renovation costs for the facility's heating and air conditioning systems, rooms, and windows

Maine to get $21 million from Affordable Care Act to help keep seniors and...

WASHINGTON, D.C. - June 14, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said today that Maine will get $21.2 million under the Affordable Care Act to help seniors and people with disabilities get longterm care at home.

Collins, King Announce $1.3 Million in Land Conservation Grants

WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 30, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus S. King, Jr. (I-ME) today announced that two projects in Maine will receive $1.3 million in national coastal wetland conservation grants from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.

Local groups receive $685,000 YouthBuild grant

September 5, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today congratulated LearningWorks and the Biddeford Housing Authority on receiving a $685,000 Department of Labor grant to start a YouthBuild program in Biddeford

Michaud Announces more than $14 million in Housing and Community Development Grants in Maine

WASHINGTON, DC - July 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Today, Congressman Mike Michaud announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the State of Maine $10,581,799 under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and $3,430,081 under the HOME Program.

Maine Wins $30 Million Energy Efficiency Grant

AUGUSTA, ME - April 21, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor John E. Baldacci said today that Maine has received a $30 million federal grant from The Recovery Act to fund energy efficiency upgrades in Maine. “Maine is recognized as a national leader in our efforts to improve energy efficiency,” Governor Baldacci said. “The work that we have been doing at MaineHousing and at Efficiency Maine has demonstrated our ability to put resources to work quickly, creating jobs and reducing energy consumption.

Governor Announces Energy-Conversion Grants

AUGUSTA, ME - February 18, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor John E. Baldacci announced today that six school and university oil-to-wood heating projects are receiving more than $3.2 million in federal recovery funds.

Governor Announces $11.4 million in Federal Recovery Funds for Wood Energy Projects

AUGUSTA, ME - August 20, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. John E. Baldacci today announced that the Maine Forest Service, under the Maine Department of Conservation, will receive more than $11.4 million in federal recovery funds to convert at least 15 public buildings to wood or dual-fuel heating.

Governor Highlights Awardees of Community Development Block Grants

AUGUSTA, ME - June 10, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor John E. Baldacci today highlighted five of the 56 communities who have benefited from Community Development Block Grants over the past year. The Governor participated in a press conference to acknowledge the work done around Maine through the CDBG program.

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Maine Real Estate & Development Association Names New President and Announces...

Paul Peck, attorney at Drummond & Drummond and real estate developer with LWS Development LLC is the new president of the Maine Real Estate & Development Association (MEREDA), a statewide organization of commercial real estate owners, developers and related service providers. Founded in 1985, MEREDA promotes responsible development and ownership of real estate in Maine through legislative advocacy, educational programs and professional networking opportunities.

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April is National Safe Digging Month – Contractors and Homeowners Urged...

As the agency charged with enforcing safe digging practices in Maine, the Maine Public Utilities Commission (“Commission”) is urging all those who dig to take advantage of the resources available in Maine that will help avoid costly and dangerous damage to underground utility facilities