Regional Recovery Effort Weekly Update

Economic and Demographic Trends in Maine

Posted April 20, 2015   Amanda Rector, Maine State Economist at the Governor's Office of Policy and Management, presented an informative overview on the current demographic trends in Maine. ...
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April 30, 2015 Advisory Committee, EMCC Rangeley Hall, Bangor

Posted April 24, 2015  Join us on Thursday, April 30th at Rangeley Hall, Eastern Maine Community College for the next Advisory Committee session on Logistics.  The mission of the Re-Engineering...
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Fairpoint Communications Upgrades Broadband Service in Eastbrook, Maine

June 22, 2016
FairPoint Communications Upgrades of Broadband Service in Eastbrook, Maine   Broadband upgrade increases high speed Internet across town   Eastbrook, Maine (June 22, 2016) - FairPoint...
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Mark Your Calendars - Advisory Committee Sessions

Posted April 10, 2015   Mark your calendars and plan to join us for upcoming Re-Engineering the Region advisory committee sessions on: April 16     Ellsworth   ...
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Front Street Shipyard Seeking Grant to Expand Operations in Belfast

Posted April 5, 2015   Front Street Shipyard and the City of Belfast are working together to obtain funds through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Economic Development Program to...
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Maine Lagging in High-Skill Manufacturing Jobs

Posted April 9, 2015  The Portland Press Herald reported today that Maine is trailing the rest of New England in developing advanced manufacturing jobs.  Advanced manufacturing involves new designs...
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Eastern Maine Growth-Share Matrix and Corresponding Businesses

Posted March 27, 2015  A 2/10/2015 report prepared by the Maine Economic Development District Association (MEDDA) has summarized relevant sector data for each district to identify key industry clusters...
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Camoin Associates Cluster Definition with Regional Data

Posted 3/27/2015   Complementing the data spreadsheet showing the identififed EMDC/Mobilize Eastern Maine/BRDA sectors businesses, Camoin Associates (supply chain analysis consultant to the Re-Engineering...
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Boost Rural Tourism with Increased Internet Speeds

Posted March 25, 2015  The road to increased tourism may in part rely on universal access to high-speed broadband and reliable cell phone service.  An opinion piece published in the Bangor Daily...
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Foreign Trade Zones Expand in Bangor

Posted March 24, 2015   The Bangor Daily News and Mainebiz reported this week that the U.S. Department of Commerce has recently approved an expansion of foreign trade zones in both Bangor and...
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