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Aug 24, 2023

Southport Memorial Library receives digital equity grant funds

Julie Casson, right, Community Digital Planner, Coastal Maine Regional Broadband presents a check to Southport Memorial Library Director Jen Britton.

Coastal Maine Regional Broadband (CMRB), a regional partner of the Maine Connectivity Authority, has partnered with the Southport Memorial Library to help improve the digital landscape and encourage digital equity for residents of Lincoln County.

CMRB has awarded the Southport Memorial Library a grant of $2,000. Jen Britton, Library Director, shared that the library plans to use the funds to add an additional computer workstation in the children’s area of the library. The Southport Memorial Library is located at 1032 Hendricks Hill Road in Southport. For hours and contact information please visit their website at:

CMRB strives to make digital access a reality for people across coastal Maine, by ensuring full broadband connectivity and affordability to homes and businesses, uniting people with the devices needed to connect, and encouraging training to build skills for all ages.

CMRB serves the Midcoast region of Lincoln, Knox and Sagadahoc counties. CMRB offers both digital resources and broadband infrastructure planning to communities in Lincoln, Knox and Sagadahoc counties. To learn more about Coastal Maine Regional Broadband visit their website at

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