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Acadia - Voted America's Favorite Place

7/24/2014

AUGUSTA - Maine’s Acadia National Park received national recognition this morning when ABC’s Good Morning America announced it had been selected by viewers as “America’s Favorite Place”.

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DECD Enhances Tourism Marketing Efforts

7/24/2014

AUGUSTA - The Maine Office of Tourism (MOT), within the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) welcomes Jennifer Geiger to the office staff in a new role created to facilitate public relations, and expand industry outreach and communications with tourism partners in Maine. Geiger will be working with the Office of Tourism’s public and media relations team, The Dilenschneider Group (DGI), to support PR initiatives that promote economic development through tourism and related industries.

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Governor LePage Welcomes New Business Account Executive

7/23/2014

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage today welcomed Diane Jackson of Oxford to his team of business account executives within the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD).

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Machined Products Manufacturer to Expand in Fryeburg

7/15/2014

AUGUSTA – Hunting Dearborn, Inc. is expanding its manufacturing facility in Oxford County. The company, considered an industry leader in deep hole drilling and machining of precision tubular components, was recently certified for a Maine Department of Economic & Community Development (DECD) incentive package designed to assist the company’s upcoming expansion in Fryeburg. Hunting Dearborn’s investment is expected to lead to the creation of up to 60 jobs over the next five years.

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Town of Fort Kent is Certified Business-Friendly

6/24/2014

AUGUSTA – Governor Paul R. LePage and the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) have approved the Town of Fort Kent as Maine’s newest “Certified Business-Friendly Community.”

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