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Redzone Wireless Plans New Headquarters and Operations Center in Camden

1/22/2015

AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) is announcing that Redzone Wireless, LLC, a Maine-based wireless internet service provider (WISP) has been certified as a Pine Tree Development Zone (PTDZ) company. Redzone is planning to create close to two dozen jobs within the first two years with an estimated investment of more than $5.6 million.

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DECD Announces Additional Funds to Spur New Lending to Maine Businesses, Help Create Jobs

1/14/2015

AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announced today that Maine has secured an additional $4,345,555 in funding for the state’s small businesses through a second disbursement from the U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI).

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Maine Office of Tourism Awards over $70,000 in Tourism Enterprise Grants

1/5/2015

Augusta - The Maine Office of Tourism is pleased to announce the eight recipients of the fall 2014 Tourism Enterprise Marketing Grants to support tourism marketing projects in the coming year. The grant program provides marketing funds ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to help promote viable marketing projects that will increase visitor traffic to the State of Maine.

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Sherman Joins Growing List of "Certified Business-Friendly" Communities in Maine

12/3/2014

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) announce that the Town of Sherman in Aroostook County has been designated “Certified Business-Friendly.” With the addition of Sherman, a total of 31 Maine communities have been “Certified Business-Friendly.”

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Media Advisory: DECD to Present Southwest Harbor Business-Friendly Signage, Certification Thursday, November 20

11/19/2014

AUGUSTA - As part of the LePage Administration’s commitment to ensuring Maine is open for business, the state’s Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and Governor LePage Account Executive, Brian Mulligan, will present the Town of Southwest Harbor with its “Certified Business-Friendly” Community certificate and road signs on Thursday.

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