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News from Washington County Council of Governments

"Imagine Bikes Here" campaign

Published on: February 12, 2016
The Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM) is proud to announce the launch of a new campaign, “Imagine Bikes Here.” BCM works with local advocates and municipal officials to create temporary demonstration projects that improve safety and access for bicyclists and pedestrians in communities across the state. Read more...

Community Development Discussions

Published on: January 6, 2016
The communities of Milbridge, Lubec and Eastport will participate in Making Headway In Your Community, a project of GrowSmart Maine and Maine Downtown Center. Read more...

Funding Opportunities

Rural Rehabilitation Scholarship grants available

Published on: February 12, 2016
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry (DACF) is reminding students pursuing secondary education in agriculture or a natural resource related field that scholarship grants are available through the DACF’s Rural Rehabilitation Fund. The deadline for applications this year is March 1, 2016. Read more...

Grants for Culvert Upgrades 2016

Published on: February 12, 2016
In an effort to improve public safety and minimize impacts on water quality and aquatic habitat, The Department of Environmental Protection is inviting proposals for projects to implement public infrastructure improvements at stream crossings, including culvert upgrades. Beginning today, February 12, 2016, eligible recipients may apply for grant monies for improvements to public infrastructure. Read more...

Transit Planning for All: Inclusive Planning Impact Grants

Published on: January 22, 2016
All-inclusive planning for transportation that meets the needs of people with disabilities and older adults. Due Date: March 18, 2016. Read more...


Invasive Forest Pest Workshops

Published on: February 12, 2016
Invasive Forest Pest Workshops are being offered by Maine Association of Conservation Districts (MACD) through a grant from Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry. Workshops will be offered in spring and summer 2016 in York, Cumberland, Oxford, Somerset, Franklin, Androscoggin-Sagadahoc, Kennebec, Knox-Lincoln, Waldo and Hancock counties. Read more...

National Flood Insurance Program CRS training

Published on: February 12, 2016
The Maine Floodplain Management Program is pleased to sponsor a 4-day training course for the National Flood Insurance Program’s Community Rating System. This is the same class that is conducted at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, MD. ALL REGISTRATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH Read more...

Tri-State Summit on Aging

Published on: January 22, 2016
Please Save the Date for the Tri-State Summit on Aging: April 1, 2016! Read more...