Western Maine Economic Development Council

“Creating economic opportunity in Western Maine”

Western Maine Economic Development Council
A division of Community-Concepts

17-19 Market Square
South Paris, Maine 04281
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‘Sensible Smiles’ rejuvenates Hanover’s former general store

Joann and Bob Moulton attended Community Concepts Finance Corporation’s fall 2014...

Ain’t No Mountain Nearby Enough

The skiing was so good, in fact, and the lift tickets so cheap, I kind of felt like I was getting away with something.


I do,...

Explore: Bethel

Four-season fulfillment in the foothills

If you don’t ski the western Maine mountains, it’s just possible that you don’t...

Community Concepts Finance Corp. helping small businesses grow

Christopher Crosby, Staff Writer

Paris — Donnie Allen at Tilton’s Market in Buckfield remembered how hard it was getting a bank to...


Conant Acres


“In the 25 years I have been visiting Conant Acres, it has always been the same: excellent husbandry practices, a love of the breed, and total dedication to the entire dairy industry. I guarantee anyone who visits Conant Acres will remember the herd and the people forever, and that’s the real touch of a rare master breeder.” David Rama, Cattle Exchange

With fewer than 300 dairy farms remaining in Maine, most people don’t associate fine dairy...