Business Resources

The following links are just a sample of the resources available to our current and prospective businesses. If you do not find the information you are looking for please contact the Community & Economic Development Committee at (207) 326-4502 or ced@castine.me.us for assistance.

Maine Department of Economic & Community Development
Business funding, community development, tourism and film, Maine branding, international trade
www.maine.gov/decd

Maine & Company
Free and confidential consulting services to businesses looking to relocate to Maine or expand within Maine
www.maineco.org

Eastern Maine Development Corporation
Business financing/lending, government contracting, community capital, workforce training
www.emdc.org

Maine Center for Women, Work & Community
Business startup resources, financial management training, leadership resources
www.womenworkandcommunity.org

Maine Small Business Development Centers
Comprehensive business management assistance to the small business community through a network of professional, certified business counselors
www.mainesbdc.org

Maine Technology Institute
Early stage capital and commercialization assistance for the research, development and application of technologies that create new products, processes and services, generating high-quality jobs across Maine
www.mainetechnology.org

University of Maine Cooperative Education
Managing agriculture, natural resources, and the environment; enhancing economic opportunity; and encouraging lifelong wellness
www.extension.umaine.edu

United States Department of Agriculture
Rural business development, importing and exporting of goods, economic and agricultural resources, rural business loans and grants
www.usda.gov

Washington Hancock Community Agency
Incubator Without Walls – a no-cost business training course for small business owners, start-ups, and people developing their business idea
www.whcacap.org

SCORE, Downeast Maine Chapter
Dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small businesses
www.scoredowneastmaine.org

IRS Small Business and Self-Employed Tax Center
Forms and publications, online tools and education
http://www.irs.gov/Businesses/Small-Businesses-&-Self-Employed/Small-Business-and-Self-Employed-Tax-Center-1

Demographic Information
www.clrsearch.com/Castine-Demographics/ME/

Business Resources for Entrepreneurs with a Disability
www.shoretelsky.com/resources/business-resources-for-entrepreneurs-with-disabilities/

 

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Thursday, February 20
  • Adams School Winter Break Monday, February 17 - Friday, February 21  
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Friday, February 21
  • Adams School Winter Break Monday, February 17 - Friday, February 21  
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, February 21  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

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Monday, February 24
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, February 24  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Monday, February 24  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, February 24  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Castine Shawl Knitting Ministry Monday, February 24  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Trinitarian Congregational Parish

    The ministry meets in the vestry of the Trinitarian Congregational Parish of Castine on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 1 - 3 pm.

     

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  • GSA Tuition Forum Monday, February 24  6:00 pm - 7:30 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    GSA Tuition Forum in Castine

    GSAtrustees and Head of School Tim Seeley will host a town tuition forum inEmerson Hall on Monday, Feb. 24, from 6-7:30 P.M. to provide all residentswith accurate information, answers to questions, and a venue to expressthoughts and ideas with one another and with GSA. 
    Please attend and encourageothers to do so as well.

    Visit https://www.georgestevensacademy.org/towntuition2019 formore information about the GSA tuition proposal. 

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Wednesday, February 26
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, February 26  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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Friday, February 28
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Friday, February 28  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

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Monday, March 2
  • Curbside Trash Pick-up Monday, March 2  7:30 am - 8:30 am
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    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

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    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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  • Monday Morning Knitting Circle Monday, March 2  11:00 am - 1:00 pm Witherle Memorial Libray

    FMI: Anne Romans 326-4375

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  • Selectboard/Assessors & Overseers of the Poor Mtg Monday, March 2  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA
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Tuesday, March 3
  • Curbside Recycling Pick-up Tuesday, March 3  7:30 am - 8:00 am
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  • Presidential Primary & Special Referendum Election Day Tuesday, March 3  8:00 am - 8:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Absentee Ballots are now available for the March 3rd Presidential Primary & Special ReferendumElection until Thursday, February 27th.
    If you will be out of Town forthe Election please contact the Town Office or stop in to get your absenteeballot.

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  • CHPC Mtg Tuesday, March 3  4:00 pm - 5:00 pm 67 Court St, Castine, ME 04421, USA

    Application deadline is Monday, February 24th.

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Wednesday, March 4
  • Iyengar Yoga Classes Wednesday, March 4  8:30 am - 10:00 am Emerson Hall Basement

    Iyengar Yoga Classes with Nancy Watson, CIYT. 

    Note: Class meets every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, but may occasionally be canceled due to holidays or inclement weather. 

    For more info contact Nancy Watson nancy.watson873@icloud.com or 207-404-1448

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