Part of $8.5 million statewide distribution

Seventeen area municipalities receive $734,000 in COVID-19 funds

Sun, 11/22/2020 - 1:00pm

    AUGUSTA — Towns and cities across Maine have received funding this fall through the 2020 Municipal COVID-19 Awareness Campaign.

    The funding is an extension of the Maine CDC’s efforts to “promote public education and public health activities, implementing physical distancing measures, and providing technical assistance to local businesses to help them follow best practices described in COVID-19 Prevention Checklists.” 

    Funds are provided from the Coronavirus Relief Fund under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act.

    Ninety-six grants have been awarded statewide totaling $8,527,431. Of those 96 grants statewide, 17 were to municipalities in Knox, Lincoln and Waldo counties for a combined $734,312.20 in aid. 

    Eight Knox County municipalities received a combined $424,777.20 in grants including Rockland ($99,573.20); Camden ($125,310); Rockport ($71,356); Vinalhaven ($30,045); Union ($27,505), Thomaston ($18,965); St. George ($41,039); and Isle au Haut ($10,984). 

    Four Lincoln County municipalities received a combined $143,193 in grants including Monhegan Island ($107,410); Westport Island ($5,881); Waldoboro ($19,350); and Somerville ($10,552). 

    Five Waldo County municipalities received a combined $166,342 in grants including Northport ($6,064); Stockton Springs ($22,500); Searsport ($33,678); Montville ($45,200); and Liberty ($58,900). 

    Below is the list of municipalities receiving grants across the state. Municipalities from Knox, Lincoln or Waldo counties are bolded. 

    AWARDEES
    City of Bath — $135,185
    City of Biddeford — $64,050
    City of Calais — $18,228.95
    City of Gardiner — $37,735
    City of Hallowell — $8,930
    City of Portland — $1,884,959
    City of Rockland — $99,573.20
    City of Saco — $123,525
    City of Sanford — $725,905
    City of Waterville — $40,290
    City of Westbrook — $252,530
    Plantation of Monhegan — $107,410
    Town of Albion — $5,203
    Town of Bar Harbor — $159,383.40
    Town of Bethel — $130,555
    Town of Bridgton — $39,950
    Town of Camden — $125,310
    Town of Carrabassett Valley — $31,856.00
    Town of Castine — $6,770
    Town of Chelsea — $10,945
    Town of Chesterville — $28,973
    Town of China — $31,360
    Town of Deer Isle — $30,856
    Town of Deer Isle — $30,856
    Town of Denmark — $4,535.67
    Town of Dover-Foxcroft — $255,000
    Town of Durham — $9,164
    Town of Eliot — $61,980
    Town of Enfield — $11,420
    Town of Falmouth — $150,016.20
    Town of Farmington — $53,142
    Town of Franklin — $8,089.72
    Town of Fryeburg — $11,421
    Town of Gardiner — $37,735
    Town of Gorham — $127,933
    Town of Harpswell — $20,725
    Town of Hermon — $22,080
    Town of Holden — $5,050
    Town of Holton — $143,641
    Town of Howland — $13,746
    Town of Isle au Haut — $10,984
    Town of Kennebunkport — $123,383.90
    Town of Kittery — $359,482.20
    Town of Lewiston — $687,520.20
    Town of Liberty — $58,900
    Town of Lincoln — $59,155.40
    Town of Livermore Falls — $29,987
    Town of Lovell — $2,239
    Town of Madison — $9,000
    Town of Mechanic Falls — $20,900
    Town of Mercer — $34,965
    Town of Millinocket — $45,004
    Town of Minot — $49,903.06
    Town of Montville — $45,200
    Town of Mount Desert — $28,723
    Town of Mount Vernon — $10,741.46
    Town of New Sweden — $5,341
    Town of Norway — $9,320
    Town of Ogunquit — $326,628.70
    Town of Orono — $75,426.30
    Town of Oxford — $68,607
    Town of Paris — $28,710
    Town of Pittsfield — $28,710
    Town of Poland — $57,410
    Town of Rangeley — $22,087
    Town of Raymond — $80,656
    Town of Readfield — $28,315
    Town of Richmond — $15,000
    Town of Rockport — $71,356
    Town of Sabattus — $5,869
    Town of Searsport — $33,678
    Town of Sebago — $8,700
    Town of Smithfield — $25,510
    Town of Somerville — $10,552
    Town of South Berwick — $16,732
    Town of Southwest Harbor — $97,743
    Town of St. George — $41,039
    Town of Standish — $24,397
    Town of Stockton Springs — $22,500
    Town of Stonington — $8,910
    Town of Surry — $6,450
    Town of Thomaston — $18,965
    Town of Topsham — $251,146
    Town of Tremont — $30,234.10
    Town of Tremont — $30,234.10
    Town of Union — $27,505
    Town of Van Buren — $29,937
    Town of Veazie — $31,758.76
    Town of Veazie — $31,759
    Town of Vinalhaven — $30,045
    Town of Waldoboro — $19,350
    Town of Waterboro — $16,502
    Town of Wells — $180,698.10
    Town of Westport Island — $5,881
    Town of Winthrop — $55,600
    Village Corporation of Northport — $6,064