Successful Open House

The Ashland Area  Economic Development Committee had a successful open house on December 7 with over 30 people in attendance.  The Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce assisted in providing the ribbon cutting ceremony at the committee’s new office at 190 Presque Isle St., Ashland. The office is open on Tuesdays from 9 to 3.  The Read More …

Hub Zone Press Release for Aroostook County

Area businesses may be interested in how to do business with the federal government by virtue of their organizations being in Aroostook County, a Hub Zone recognized by the federal government. See the Press Release on an upcoming orientation at Northern Maine Development Commission December 7, to learn more about this program.

Economic Development Office Now Open

The Ashland Area Economic Development committee recently met with Yellow Breen, Executive Director of the Maine Development Foundation, to share what the committee is doing in the Ashland area.  Breen gave the group some insights on what the foundation does to help municipalities in Maine and the networking needed for success in economic development.  The Read More …

WorkReady Instructor (Facilitator)

The Ashland Economic Development Committee is seeking an instructor (facilitator) to present the WorkReady Credential Training Course this fall through the Ashland Adult Education. The course is 60 hours and will be scheduled in this Fall’s adult courses offerings. The successful applicant must complete the online facilitator training to be hired. Details to apply are Read More …

Contractor Opportunity

Town of Ashland (AAEDC) Contract  Opportunity (If Funds Available) Economic Development Director Full time contract opportunity for a seasoned economic developer to assist the Ashland Area Economic Development Committee in developing the Machias River Industrial Park and other sites to attract and create new business investments and jobs.  The successful contractor must possess: Grant writing, Read More …

2017 Citizen of the Year Application

The 2017 Ashland Area Citizen of the Year Application is now available for download. All entries must be received by May 30, 2017.  See the application for details. This year’s reipient will be announced Friday night, June 30, at the town bandstand during the evening festivities of the Ashland Summer Fest.

TEA SOCIAL

ASHLAND COMMUNITY LIBRARY WILL BE HOSTING A TEA SOCIAL ON FRIDAY AFTERNOONS @ 2 P.M. DURING THE WINTER MONTHS.  COME AND JOIN US FOR TEA , COFFEE,  SNACKS, AND PLEASANT CONVERSATION. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL THE LIBRARY AT 435-6532