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Opportunity for Public Comment - ARPA Funding in Franklin County

July 30, 2021

Under the United States American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, Franklin County is issued $5,870,000 in recovery funds to replace lost revenues and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The county and…

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American Rescue Plan Act Funding Guidelines for Municipalities

July 26, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Under the United States American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021, Franklin County is issued $5,870,000 in recovery funds to replace lost revenues and respond to the COVID-19…

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2021 Round of TIF Applications is Open

May 13, 2021

Public Notice The 2021 round of grant applications is open! Organizations with projects that are located in the Unorganized Townships are encouraged to apply for funding. Applications are being…

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$1 million federal grant awarded for broadband implementation in six towns within Franklin County

August 24, 2020

On August 20, 2020 the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) announced that Greater Franklin Development Council (GFDC) was awarded an Economic & Infrastructure Development grant for its…

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COVID-19 Grants from SBDC and DECD

August 20, 2020

Sponsored by the Maine Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).   Please review this grant opportunity below for small business…

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Two exciting pieces of news for outdoor recreation in Franklin County!

August 18, 2020

Since the end of the 2008 Recession, people have been more likely to move to recreation counties. This is particularly true for rural counties like Franklin County. Many of Franklin County’s…

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Vote YES on 1 on July 14th

July 14, 2020

On July 14th, Vote YES on 1 for better internet!  Access to reliable high-speed internet should be available for every one of our households and businesses as it enables increased…

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How does the Franklin County region feel about reopening?

July 2, 2020

As reopening has progressed in the Franklin County region, we were curious about the changing consumer habits for shopping and travel,  new working arrangements, broadband impact, and the open status…

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Survey: COVID-19 Reopening Response

June 16, 2020

Dear Constituents,   With reopening already underway, we are looking to gather some data on how the pandemic has and will continue to affect our daily life.   We have compiled a short survey that…

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Vote Yes on 1 for Better Internet - Virtual Town Hall Meeting on June 15

June 10, 2020

Vote Yes on 1 for Better InternetVirtual Town Hall MeetingMONDAY, JUNE 15 – 3:00PMREGISTER HERE The Vote Yes on 1 for Better Internet campaign will hold a virtual town hall meeting at 3 p.m. on…

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