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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Lakes Region Food Purchasing Survey

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Dear Second Home Owner in the Maine Lakes Region, Cumberland and Oxford Counties:

In collaboration with Cumberland County and its local partners, Crossroads Resource Center is conducting a survey of second homeowners to better understand their food con...Read on...

Take the survey!
Posted on: April 4, 2016

Cumberland County Communications Supervisor selected as Communications Officer of the Year

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Cumberland County 9-1-1 Supervisor Melinda Dyer has been selected as the 2015 Communications Officer of the Year by the Maine Sheriff’s Association. The award was presented at the Maine Sheriffs Association banquet on March 24, 2016.

Dyer was nominated...Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2016

Cumberland County Register of Probate to retire

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John "Jack" O'Brien announced today that he will retire from public service at the end of 2016. O’Brien serves as the Cumberland County Register of Probate, a post he has held for the past seven years.

First elected as Cumberland County's Re...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Great Streets Summit March 30, 2016

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Cumberland County and GPCOG, in concert with eight expert public and private agencies, is pleased to invite you to our "Strengthening Towns through Great Streets" summit.

You will join other elected and appointed officials in our state to...Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2016

Jennifer Ackerman is appointed deputy District Attorney

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District Attorney Stephanie Anderson announced that she has appointed Assistant District Attorney Jennifer Ackerman as Deputy District Attorney. On Thursday, January 28, in the Cumberland County Courthouse, DA Anderson administered the oath of office to A...Read on...

Posted on: October 20, 2015

PUBLIC NOTICE

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Cumberland County, ME –

Notice is hereby given by the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners that applications are being accepted for three Cross Insurance Arena Trustee positions for terms beginning January 1, 2016.

The Commissioners will make t...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Cumberland County Receives Grant

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Cumberland County, ME –

Cumberland County Manager Peter Crichton today announced a grant award of $438,000 from the Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women’s Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Pro...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Casco Bay CAN receives two awards

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Cumberland County, ME –

Casco Bay CAN (Create Awareness Now) Coalition recently received the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) Regional ReCOGnition Award and the National Association of Counties (NACo) 2015Achievement Award in Public Saf...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Cumberland County Regional Communications Center CODERED emergency alert system now includes VoIP

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Cumberland County, ME –

An update to the CODERED emergency alert system now includes the ability to notify citizens in Cumberland County who use Voice over Internet Providers, or VoIP, telephones. Those citizens who wish to receive the emergency alert...Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2015

Cumberland County Manager Peter Crichton on WGAN's Maine Points

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Interested in just what goes on in Cumberland County? Take a listen to County Manager Peter Crichton on Newsradio WGAN's Maine Points as he shines a light on county government.

Listen to the podcast here.
Posted on: June 2, 2015

Casco Bay CAN to receive GPCOG Regional ReCOGnition Award

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Casco Bay CAN (Create Awareness Now) Coalition has been selected to receive a Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) Regional ReCOGnition Award. Casco Bay CAN is a regional initiative serving eight communities (Falmouth, Cumberland, Freeport, Yar...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2015

Cumberland County Government and GPCOG to host forum

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On Wednesday, June 3, 2015, Cumberland County Government and the Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) will host “Working Together to Build a Stronger Region and Economy” at USM’s Wishcamper Center, in the Lee Auditorium.

The forum, which be...Read on...

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Posted on: April 28, 2015

Cumberland County Regional Communications Center to run second test of CODERED emergency alert syste

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On Wednesday, May 6, 2015, the Cumberland County Regional Communications Center (CCRCC) will conduct a second countywide CODERED system test call.

The test call will introduce CODERED as the County’s emergency alert system. The message will also encou...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2015

Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency Nationally Recognized

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Cumberland County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) has received national recognition from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Emergency Management, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness & Response as the recipient of the 2015 O...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2015

Cumberland County Regional Communications Center to test new CODERED emergency alert system

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On April 17, 2015, the Cumberland County Regional Communications Center (CCRCC) will conduct a countywide CODERED system test call. The test call will introduce CODERED as the County’s emergency alert system. The message will also encourage citizens to op...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2015

Cumberland County Government Celebrates National County Government Month

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Cumberland County will celebrate National County Government Month (NCGM) during the month of April to showcase how the county is participating in programs and services that help its communities to grow and prosper.

“We see this as an opportun...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Cumberland County Government Swears in Elected Officials

At the January 12, 2015 Cumberland County Commissioners meeting, several newly elected, reelected and appointed officials were sworn into office.

Cumberland County Commissioners sworn in were reelected District 5 Commissioner James...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Cumberland County Regional Communications Center joins Missing Kids Readiness Project

The Cumberland County Regional Communications Center (CCRCC) has achieved certification from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) as a member of the Missing Kids Readiness Project.

“This certification proc...Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2015

Cumberland County Government Launches Tobacco-Free Workplace Policy

On January 1, 2015 Cumberland County Government launched its Tobacco-Free Workplace Policy. The policy states that tobacco use will be prohibited within all Cumberland County buildings, satellite offices, adjacent sidewalks, parking areas, Count...Read on...

Posted on: December 22, 2014

Homeland Security Grant Project Completed

Cumberland County officials are pleased to announce the completion of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Grant award project which began in February 2012, when Cumberland County was awarded a DHS Grant in the amount of $235,000.00 to purchase an...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2014

Local Maine farms to benefit from USDA grant award

More than ten Maine farms will benefit from a $97,000 federal grant awarded to Plowshares Community Farm in Gorham through the USDA Local Food Promotion Program (LFPP). The grant will fund the expansion and promotion of Plowshares’ retail store, whic...Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2014

Prescription Drug Take Back Boxes Installed to Curb Misuse in Maine

Freeport, Cumberland and Yarmouth Police Departments, along with Casco Bay CAN, will address the growing problem of prescription drug misuse by installing secure permanent drug drop off boxes on Tuesday, August 19 at 10:30 am.

Freeport Police Chief Ge...Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Cumberland County employees help stop hunger

Each month, employees of Cumberland County collect nonperishable items to distribute to a food pantry within Cumberland County.

“Our goal is to help the citizens of Cumberland County with the issue of food insecurity,” said Jeff Kimball, Cumberland Co...Read on...