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Blue Hill Coop First to Use Maine’s Crowdfunding Law
On August 16th, 2016 Blue Hill Coop became the first company to take advantage of Fund-ME—Maine’s crowdfunding law. Fund-ME allows companies to raise up to $1 million from a large number of Maine residents. Generally residents can only invest a few thousand dollars each, and the company must file a detailed offering circular with the […]
Eaton Peabody Attorneys Named 2017 Best Lawyers in America
The Maine law firm of Eaton Peabody is pleased to announce that nineteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for 2017. Additionally, Seth Brewster of Portland, earned the prestigious “Lawyer of the Year” designation, a distinction reserved for only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area. Attorney selected […]
State Agency Rule-making – August 10, 2016
WEEKLY NOTICES OF STATE RULE-MAKING ________________________________________ PROPOSALS ________________________________________ AGENCY: 10-144 – Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Office for Family Independence (OFI) CHAPTER NUMBER AND TITLE: Ch. 331, Maine Public Assistance Manual: Section VI, Administrative Procedures (TANF Rule 106 (EBT)) PROPOSED RULE NUMBER: 2016-P111 BRIEF SUMMARY: This rule is proposed to implement the statutory […]
Howland Hires Milo Police Officer as Town Manager
Bangor Daily News Article By: Nick Sambides Jr. HOWLAND, Maine — Police work and town management might seem light-years apart, but to David Wilson, one naturally progresses to the other, he said Thursday. That’s why Wilson is eager to begin work Aug. 10 as Howland’s latest town manager, succeeding another cop-turned-manager, former Lincoln police Chief […]
The Maine Land Use Planning Commission – Public Comment Opportunities
Opportunity #1 – The Maine Land Use Planning Commission seeks public comment on proposed miscellaneous rule revisions to Chapter 10, Land Use Districts and Standards. The proposed revisions cover general housekeeping matters, such as correcting citations and typographical errors, updating references, and clarifying certain provisions. The purpose of the proposed miscellaneous rule revisions is to […]
VCs invest more than $3M in Maine companies during Q2
Venture capitalists invested about $3.4 million in five Maine companies during the second quarter of 2016, according to a new national report. Click Here to Learn More.