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Maine Justice Foundation: Racial Justice Fund Now Accepting Applications

The Maine Justice Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural grant cycle for its Racial Justice Fund. The Foundation will accept applications for grants of up to $10,000 until the deadline on Wednesday, March 10. Request for Proposals, guidelines, and online application form are at www.justicemaine.org/rfp-guidelines-racial-justice-fund. For a full description of the Racial Justice Fund […]

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Event: Mainebiz – Five on the Future

Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm Learn More & Register A Look at Maine’s Future Economy for 2021 Join us for the Five on the Future Virtual Forum as we take a look at Maine’s future economy with a panel of Maine CEOs and leaders who will discuss how they see […]

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COVID-19 Update: Temporary Bankruptcy Code Amendments

Congress recently enacted the Consolidated Appropriation Act of 2021 (the “CAA”), which contains multiple amendments to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Below is an overview of the bankruptcy-related amendments in the CAA. If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Eaton Peabody’s Bankruptcy & Creditor’s Rights Practice Group Chair, Shawn Doil at […]

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George Smith, Defender of Maine Sportsmen and Protector of Public Access, Dies at 72

George A. Smith, the pioneering Maine outdoorsman who was director of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine for nearly two decades and a prolific writer of outdoor activities, travel and legislative issues, died Friday night following a yearslong diagnosis of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 72. Smith, of Mount Vernon, wrote monthly […]

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Record Percentage of Maine Lawyers and Judges Support Legal Aid in Maine

Hallowell, ME – 2020 put a spotlight on Maine’s legal community. As record unemployment, business closures, and isolation hit economically vulnerable Mainers, their need for legal aid skyrocketed. Members of the Maine Bar responded. The Campaign for Justice, the annual fundraising campaign to the Maine Bar, raised over $621,000 for needy Mainers last year, representing […]

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Governor Mills Establishes Maine Forest Carbon Task Force

Task force will consider forest carbon storage incentives for small-to-medium size woodland owners to help protect their property while fighting climate change As part of Maine’s ambitious effort to fight climate change by reducing harmful greenhouse gas emissions, Governor Janet Mills has signed an Executive Order to create the Maine Forest Carbon Task Force. The […]

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