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May 5, 2022

Stephenie MacLagan Named Broadband Impact Director at Maine Connectivity Authority

Stephenie MacLagan Named Broadband Impact Director at Maine Connectivity Authority

MacLagan brings more than a decade of experience as a leader in sustainable community infrastructure projects in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.

May 5, 2022

Governor Mills, Senator King & Representative Pingree Announce $50 Million Homeowner Assistance Program to Help Maine People Hardest Hit by Pandemic Pay Their Mortgage, Utilities, Other Home Expenses

Governor Mills, Senator King & Representative Pingree Announce $50 Million Homeowner Assistance Program to Help Maine People Hardest Hit by Pandemic Pay Their Mortgage, Utilities, Other Home Expenses

The national program, authorized and funded through the American Rescue Plan, can be used by homeowners to pay home-related expenses including their mortgage, utilities, and property taxes.

Apr 27, 2022

ConnectMaine Broadband Grants Awarded

ConnectMaine Broadband Grants Awarded

The ConnectMaine Authority awards eight Broadband Infrastructure Grants to expand the availability of broadband service in the state, totaling about $15 million

Apr 26, 2022

PR Maven Podcast: Why Connectivity Is Important for Maine’s Future, With Andrew Butcher, President of the Maine Connectivity Authority

PR Maven Podcast: Why Connectivity Is Important for Maine’s Future, With Andrew Butcher, President of the Maine Connectivity Authority

In this episode, Andrew Butcher talks about the importance of connectivity for work, health and education.

Apr 12, 2022

Maggie Drummond-Bahl Named Strategic Partnership Director at Maine Connectivity Authority

Maggie Drummond-Bahl Named Strategic Partnership Director at Maine Connectivity Authority

Drummond-Bahl brings more than two decades of nonprofit experience to help achieve universal broadband access in Maine

Mar 1, 2022

David Wedick Named CFO of Maine Connectivity Authority

David Wedick Named CFO of Maine Connectivity Authority

Wedick brings decades of experience in diversified capital markets, economic development to help achieve universal broadband access in Maine

Feb 26, 2022

Senator King and Governor Mills Discuss Historic Investments Coming to Maine in February Podcast

Senator King and Governor Mills Discuss Historic Investments Coming to Maine in February Podcast

Senator King was joined by Governor Janet Mills and Maine Connectivity Authority’s Andrew Butcher to discuss benefits from the American Rescue Plan and Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill

Feb 25, 2022

ConnectMaine awarded $28 million grant from NTIA for 15,000 locations

ConnectMaine awarded $28 million grant from NTIA for 15,000 locations

The ConnectMaine Authority and application partners were successful in applying for $28 million from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) Broadband Infrastructure Grant Program.

Feb 17, 2022

Connectivity for everyone! ...What it means

Connectivity for everyone! ...What it means

Maine Connectivity Authority President addresses the Maine Broadband Coalition about the Governor's goal for connectivity included in her State of the State

Feb 16, 2022

ConnectMaine, Maine Connectivity Authority & Department of Transportation Collaborating

ConnectMaine, Maine Connectivity Authority & Department of Transportation Collaborating

Interagency collaboration to leverage last-mile, middle-mile and anchor equipment upgrades

Feb 10, 2022

ConnectMaine expands Community Broadband Planning Support

ConnectMaine expands Community Broadband Planning Support

ConnectMaine supports development of Broadband Utility Districts with resources and assistance

Jan 17, 2022

Maine Connectivity Authority Allocates $10 Million to ConnectMaine for Spring 2022 Grant Round

Maine Connectivity Authority Allocates $10 Million to ConnectMaine for Spring 2022 Grant Round

Combined with existing bond funds, $16 million now available for local communities this spring — over four times more than ever before

Jan 12, 2022

ConnectMaine Infrastructure Grants Window Open

ConnectMaine Infrastructure Grants Window Open

The ConnectMaine Authority announces an application window for broadband infrastructure grant

Jan 12, 2022

Broadband Funding: ‘It’s Like History Repeating Itself in a Good Way

Broadband Funding: ‘It’s Like History Repeating Itself in a Good Way

New England states prepare to invest millions of federal dollars to support broadband expansions.

Jan 7, 2022

Let’s resolve to make high-speed internet universal in Maine

Let’s resolve to make high-speed internet universal in Maine

In a world where online accessibility is more important than ever, we can’t afford to leave anyone behind

Jan 5, 2022

Governor Mills Swears In First President of the Maine Connectivity Authority

Governor Mills Swears In First President of the Maine Connectivity Authority

First President of Maine Connectivity Authority is official

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