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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Governor Janet Mills has announced an economic recovery grant program to support Maine’s tourism, hospitality, and retail small businesses. Backed by $40 million in Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), the Tourism, Hospitality & Retail Recovery Grant Program is focused specifically on supporting Maine’s service sector small businesses, such as restaurants, bars, tasting rooms, lodging ...read more
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Tuesday, December 01, 2020
Governor Janet Mills and Health and Human Services Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew announced a grant program to support health care organizations that serve residents with MaineCare and sustain vital health services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Backed by $30 million in Federal CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), the Maine Health Care Financial Relief Program is a new opportunity modeled on the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release, Economic
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Attorney General Issues Face Covering Enforcement Guidance Maine’s Attorney General issued a press release with guidance for businesses regarding enforcement of the face covering requirements. Below are excerpts from the press release as well as a link to the 3-page guidance document.
From the press release:
Today, the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) and Maine Department of ...read more
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Due to the continued surge in Covid 19 cases and with State of Maine mandates continuing to restrict both indoor and outdoor gatherings the Oxford Hills chamber of Commerce has made the difficult decision to cancel both the Annual Christmas Parade and the Festival of Trees.
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Thursday, October 15, 2020
The Maine Department of Labor recently released its final rules outlining the specifics of the Maine Earned Paid Leave Law. Specific details can be found at: https://www.maine.gov/labor/docs/2020/laborlaws/EarnedPaidLeaveRuleFinalClean.pdf and https://www.maine.gov/labor/labor_laws/earnedpaidleave/Highlights:Effective January 1, 2021Includes all industries except for seasonal as defined by 26 ...read more
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Tuesday, July 28, 2020
The entire Board of Directors and John Williams, Executive Director, of the Oxford Hills Chamber of Commerce, would like to express our gratitude for the life of Bob Bahre.
Bob's profound impact on the communities of the Oxford Hills during his long life is, without question, one of the reasons the towns and the businesses along with the schools, churches and organizations, profit and non-profit, ...read more
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