GPCOG News | Archive: October 2019

Road salt bids are lower this year

Some good news. The new road salt bids are in for member communities, and there are big savings this year. Maine DOT Region 1 bid price for road salt typically has been used as our benchmark for measuring savings to[...]Read Full Article ❯❯

Biodiesel workshop on Sept. 26

Steve Howell, chairman of the American Society for Testing and Materials task force on biodiesel standards, will speak at a Sept. 26  workshop hosted by Maine Standard Biofuels and Maine Clean Communities. Howell is also the founder of the agriculture[...]Read Full Article ❯❯

Support host families by becoming a volunteer driver

Help support host families by becoming a volunteer driver. In addition to driving asylum seekers to the grocery store or the doctor’s office, you can help them to get to critical appointments with their attorneys and immigration officials. https://www.host-homes.com/become-a-volunteer-driverRead Full Article ❯❯

Hosting asylum seekers

The Greater Portland Council of Governments is working to help establish a system for matching new arrivals with host families. Let us know if you want to be a host family. We will contact you once the system is set[...]Read Full Article ❯❯