FAME Approves Financing for New Rumford Hotel

At their February 21, 2019 monthly meeting, the board of directors of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved 75% commercial loan insurance on a $4.1 million loan by First National Bank to Pennacook Falls Investments, Ltd. (PFIL) for the construction of a sixty-three-room Best Western Plus Inn and Suites in downtown Rumford. The project is expected to create approximately nineteen jobs and help meet growing area lodging needs.

Claim Your Future® - Financial Education to Engage Students

Educators from Maine, Massachusetts and Illinois are giving their students’ future success a boost with Claim Your Future (CYF) – a financial literacy program that helps increase knowledge about higher education, careers, and money management.

FAME Approves Financing for Three Important Projects

At its December 13, 2018 board meeting, the members of the Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) approved financing for three separate projects that collectively are expected to help create and retain at least 700 Maine jobs. The projects range from renewable energy at Brunswick Landing to public infrastructure improvements in Westbrook to the re-start of the shuttered Old Town mill.

FAME Celebrates 35th Anniversary at "Showcase Maine" Event

Center for Generational Kinetics’ Alicia Rainwater Speaks The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME) celebrated thirty-five years of successful business and educational partnerships at its annual meeting and awards event, Showcase Maine, held this year on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Portland’s Holiday Inn By The Bay. Showcase Maine is FAME’s annual celebration of its successful… Learn more »