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Marijuana Legalization Presentation

On Jan. 25, Healthy Lincoln County, in conjunction with the RPC, the Coulombe Center, and Boothbay Region Community Resources Council, hosted a workshop on the legalization of marijuana, and the municipal/health issues concerning it. We had an excellent panel of speakers, including an attorney, law enforcement and health officials to respond to questions/concerns regarding the legalization of marijuana. 

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SMALL BUSINESSES AND SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP, MARCH 9

What kind of social media and traditional and online marketing make sense for your business? The LCRPC is presenting a free workshop on marketing, social media and branding for small businesses Thursday, March 9, 2017, from 9:30 to 11:00 am at the LCRPC office.

The workshop will feature DreamLocal Digital founder Shannon Kinney, Kris Folsom, Marketing and Communications Director for Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Bill Card, Economic Development Specialist for the Maine Small Business Administration, and Jaimie Logan, Governor's Account Executive with the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development.

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New Data Now Available!

Anyone interested in data? The LCRPC has updated our data section with spreadsheets/charts/tables concerning demographics, economics, education, workforce and other topics! 

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MaineDOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding Available

MaineDOT is currently accepting applications for bicycle and pedestrian projects with a target construction date of 2020.

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MMA 2017 Workshop Schedule

The Maine Municipal Association has announced its 2017 workshop schedule - you can find it here.

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Evaluating EPA PETROLEUM SITES

The LCRPC is prioritizing environmental assessments of petroleum sites over the next several months under our EPA Brownfields Assessment Program. These sites are usually well-known in your towns: former gas stations, auto dealers, auto repair shops, junkyards, parking lots, parks, apartment buildings, and properties adjacent or nearby gas stations.

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2017 CDBG FUNDING

Do you own a business that's looking to grow? Is your community looking to support micro-enterprises? Or improve infrastructure and facades in your downtown? Community Development Block Grant Funds support business growth and job creation. In 2017, key funding (with match required and job creation goals) is available for gap financing to assist specific businesses to create or retain jobs for low-to-moderate income people. 

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Commercial Properties For Sale in Lincoln County

The RPC is working to inventory and map the commercial properties currently for sale in Lincoln County as a way to gather information concerning available parcels. This inventory is part of our drive to promote economic development in Lincoln County, with all information gathered from the Maine Real Estate Listings website.

Work is ongoing to complete listings for all the towns in Lincoln County, having completed Damariscotta, Wiscasset, Boothbay, Boothbay Harbor, and Waldoboro. To view the inventory for those towns, please click on the following links: Boothbay & Boothbay HarborDamariscottaWiscasset, & Waldoboro

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Local Resources Available For Career & Small Business Planning

New Ventures Maine's Midcoast Region is pleased to partner with Lincoln County Regional Planning Commission to offer appointments on-site at the LCRPC's Wiscasset office, centrally located on Route 1  across from Big Al's. 

For individual assistance with your career or money goals, contact Erica Quin-Easter. For business assistance, contact Jenn Dobransky

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IRS Small Business Help & More!

Looking for basic information that could help your small business? 

Recent IRS New Releases, Tax Tips, links to twitter, and the IRS Stakeholder Liaison Program.   

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