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Saturday, November 18, 2017
ReVision’s teams in Portland, above, and Liberty, left, after ESOP announcement
ReVision’s teams in Portland, above, and Liberty, left, after ESOP announcement
Thursday, November 16, 2017 2:26 PM
New England-based ReVision Energy, recently named the number-one rooftop solar contractor in the region, has converted its ownership to 100 percent ESOP (employee stock ownership plan). “We are investing the future of our company . . ."
  • Sherry Cobb of AIO Tops “Leaders & Luminaries” List
    Camden National Bank presented awards and $22,000 in grants to seven Maine nonprofits at its 2017 annual Leaders & Luminaries Awards Luncheon, held on November 9, during the Maine Association of Nonprofits’ . . .
  • Midcoast Conservancy to Move into New Offices Late This Month
    Midcoast Conservancy will be relocating its offices this month from Wiscasset to a timber frame building on Route 1 in Edgecomb, following a search across Lincoln County for new quarters. Midcoast Conservancy Board Chair Susan Russell . . .
  • Thompson Community Center Donates Funds to Union Fair —
    At the October Union Fair trustees’ meeting, Thompson Community Center of Union, an all-volunteer organization, donated $500 to the fair to be used to build new ticket booths. The booths will be redesigned to be more functional . . .
  • Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) opened a lottery on November 15 to allow at least seven new elver licenses to be issued for the 2018 season. The lottery, authorized during the past legislative session, is open to Maine . . .
  • Maine Farmland Trust and Land For Good will host the third annual Farmland Access Conference on Monday, December 4, at the Augusta Civic Center.

    The conference is intended for a range of people: farmers seeking affordable farmland . . .
  • New Executive Director for Georges River  Land Trust
    The Board of Directors and Executive Committee of Georges River Land Trust have selected Meg Rasmussen as the organization’s new executive director. She will begin on January 1
  • The workshop is designed for stewards of woodlots of all sizes who want to learn to cut and harvest wood products in an ecologically sound way
  • Shellfish Dealers Can Promote Product with Maine Quality Mark
    Maine shellfish dealers can now promote their product with the red, white and blue State of Maine Quality trademark, used for decades to identify other Maine agricultural and natural resource products, thanks to a recent rule . . .
  • Belfast Farmers’ Market Moves Indoors November 3 —
    Belfast Farmers’ Market is moving indoors to its winter location in the greenhouse at Aubuchon Hardware, 231 Northport Avenue in Belfast, on Friday, November 3. The market runs every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year-round . . .
  • Maine Lobstermen’s Association (MLA) is providing free enrollment assistance to Maine fishermen who wish to sign up or re-enroll for insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Through this year’s enrollment period, from November 1 to . . .
  • Maine home prices have been rising steadily over the past five years, and September statistics showed double-digit gains. According to the Maine Association of Realtors, the median sales price (MSP) for existing, single-family homes . . .
  • Cooperative Development Institute (CDI) has been awarded a $6,000 grant to strengthen the workforce, business development and governance skills of cooperative members and workers in the midcoast area, through a training program . . .
  • The League of Women Voters of Maine and Maine Citizens for Clean Elections plan to hire a joint executive director to lead the two organizations, an arrangement that will enable the two organizations to carry out collaborative . . .
  • University of Maine Hutchinson Center in Belfast will offer “Inspired Leadership,” a professional development workshop focusing on diversity and authenticity, on Thursday and Friday, December 7 and 8, from 8:30 a.m. to . . .
  • Hannah Tompkins, resource specialist with Spectrum Generations in Damariscotta, is available for consultation during Medicare’s open enrollment period, which starts October 15 and runs to December 7. Tompkins will go over a . . .
  • In the wake of the Equifax hacking of millions of Americans’ personal data, the office of Maine’s Attorney General has posted a credit freeze fact sheet on its website, www.maine.gov/ag/. The fact sheet includes the following contact . . .
  • Maine Technology Institute (MTI) plans to disburse $45 million in grants for equipment, infrastructure and technology upgrades in Maine, and will be accepting project proposals from organizations in Maine, or those looking to . . .
  • The New England Vegetable and Fruit Conference and Trade Show will be held Tuesday to Thursday, December 12 to 14, at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. The conference will include 32 educational . . .
  • The new U.S. Community Energy Website (USCEW) makes publicly available on the internet a database, developed by University of Maine researchers, of over 6,000 community-based renewable energy projects across the United States. . . .
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