10/17/2014 - Stream-Smart Road Crossings
Many organizations in Maine are co-sponsoring training workshops on stream-smart road crossings (Phase II) in October and November. Specifically, the field training workshops will be offered Oct. 23 in Whitefield, Oct. 30 in Saco and Nov. 20 in Bangor. The idea is to build road crossings designed to serve ecological practices well.
10/14/2014 - 2nd Annual Western Maine Safety Rodeo - October 31, Norway
Join the Maine Rural Water Association for their second annual Western Maine Safety Rodeo October 31 in Norway. The event offers networking and hands on safety training for water & wastewater systems, public works employees & others.
10/08/2014 - GrowSmart Maine Summit 2014
The organization GrowSmart Maine will hold its annual Summit on Oct. 21 at the Augusta Civic Center. Among the many scheduled speakers who will have municipal appeal is Tamar Kotelchuck, Director, Working Cities Initiatives of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, who will explain an effort in Massachusetts to support leaders who reach across sectors to ensure that smaller cities are places of opportunity and prosperity for residents.
10/07/2014 - MMA Convention Presentations
It’s the next best thing to being there. Many of the speakers at last week’s Maine Municipal Association Convention (Oct. 1-2, Augusta Civic Center) have offered up their presentations to serve as resources for municipal officials. They’ve now been posted to our website.
09/25/2014 - Candidates Forum: Waterboro
All 20 of the announced candidates running for the state House of Representatives in the part of York County served by the “12-Town Group” have been invited to participate in a candidates’ forum at the Waterboro Fire Station on Monday, Oct. 13. Municipal, school and county officials from York County, as well as the public, are invited to attend.
09/25/2014 - Special Event: Police Wives & Families
The Portland Police Department Wives Association will hold a motivational speaking event called “The Police Wife Life” on Nov. 1 at the Fireside Inn & Suites in Portland. Melissa Littles, an author and law enforcement advocate, is the featured speaker.
09/22/2014 - Promoting MMA’s 2014 Convention
Maine Municipal Association today sent a media advisory encouraging reporters from across Maine to report from the Augusta Civic Center, site of our 2014 Convention on Oct. 1-2. There are many newsworthy sessions planned, including on the topics of: rail safety; Maine’s economic future; legalized marijuana; the federal Affordable Care Act; landfills vs. incineration with solid waste; and, how to build vibrant communities. For members, please note there’s still time to register!
09/19/2014 - New Ad, Promotions for Question 6
Maine Municipal Association supports the Question 6 “Water Bond” that goes before voters on Nov. 4, and MMA is playing an active role in promoting it. The campaign today released a TV spot and social media promotions supporting the $10 million bond issue.
09/10/2014 - Support for Question 6: The ‘Water Bond’
The Clean Water Coalition, which supports passage of Question 6 on the Nov. 4 election ballot, will hold a kickoff event in Falmouth on Monday, Sept. 15. Maine Municipal Association supports Question 6 and is playing an active role promoting its passage.
09/05/2014 - NLC Conference: Austin, Texas
The National League of Cities will hold its largest training event of the year Nov. 18-22, 2014 in Austin. The theme of the Congress of Cities is “The Future of Cities” and, appropriately, futurist Mike Walsh will be the keynote speaker. Read More..