2018 Myrick Award Goes to Tom & Nancy Harrigan

The Piscataquis County Economic Development Council has named Tom and Nancy Harrigan of Milo as the 16th recipients of the Warren “Pete” Myrick Award.

Workforce Development Panel Discussion

A County-Wide Discussion on Workforce Challenges and Opportunities

Local collaboration receives grant to support study of workforce development and youth aspirations barriers

“This grant will support a series of activities designed to learn more about area challenges in recruitment/retention of employees as well as to identify the challenges faced by area youth and young adults to their long-term aspirations about career and job choices, employment and civic involvement.” said Sue Mackey Andrews, co-chairperson of HHH.

Two CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grants Awarded to Greenville

PCEDC worked with the Town of Greenville to submit two CDBG Micro-Enterprise Assistance Grants; the grants were to assist the Bartley Event Center and Northwoods Health & Wellness Center. We are excited to announce that Greenville was awarded both Grants; a total of 19 grants were awarded across the State. 

Bartley Event Center Awarded Community Development Block Grant

The Moosehead Lake region recently went through a visioning and planning exercise, identifying infrastructure investments key to growing tourism. The Bartley Event Center has both inside and outdoor venue options for meetings, weddings, reunions and more.

Milo selectmen asked to think about broadband possibilities

Piscataquis County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) began to use $120,000 awarded from the Office of the Maine Attorney General for broadband internet planning.