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Maine Citizen’s Guide to the Referendum Election, November 6, 2018

posted: , by Williams Bandoma
tags: Adults | Business | Government

Please find the link attached to this information, the Maine Citizen’s Guide to the November 6, 2018 referendum Election.

The information is intended to help voters learn about the questions that will appear on the November 6, 2018, Referendum Election ballot.

Referendum elections are an important part of the heritage of public participation in Maine. Inside, you will find:

  • the referendum questions;
  • the legislation each question represents;
  • a summary of the intent and content of the legislation;
  • an explanation of the significance of a “yes” or “no” vote;
  • an analysis of the debt service on the bond issues;
  • an estimate of the fiscal impact of each referendum question on state revenues, appropriations and allocations; and
  • public comments filed in support of or in opposition to each ballot measure.

For details please visit.

Constitution Day September 17, 2018

posted: , by Williams Bandoma
tags: Programs & Events | Recommended Reads | Adults | Seniors | Business | Government

As part of the national celebration of the September 17, 1787 signing of the United States Constitution, Portland Public Library will be giving out FREE pocket-sized copies the US Constitution. These will be available on a first come first serve basis starting on September 17, 2018, while supplies last. For details please contact the Research Desk at 207-871-1700 X 725

For more on Constitution Day 


A Guide to Resources for Maine Entrepreneurs

posted: , by Williams Bandoma
tags: Recommended Reads | Adults | Business | Government


A Guide to Resources for Maine Entrepreneurs

Greetings. This guide is a starting point for entrepreneurs seeking resources in the state of Maine. It is also designed to help individuals and organizations that support and guide entrepreneurs and startups and are looking for ways to match resources with those in need. The following categories of resources are included:

  • Training, Technical Assistance & Mentoring
  • Financing & Capital
  • Incubators & Workspaces
  • Libraries
  • Networking & Advocacy
  • State & Regional Economic Development
  • Recurring Conferences & Events in Maine

The Maine Small Business Guide, published by the Small Business Administration (SBA), is another resource of value to entrepreneurs and startups. It includes resources for all small businesses, success stories and how-to’s along with additional industry-specific resources.

For the Guide

Maine Small Business Resources Directory



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