Residents and Business Owners Must Unite to Ensure Broadband Internet Access

OXFORD COUNTY—A partnership of local and regional organizations is launching a series of public meetings to help mobilize citizen action to expand the accessibility and availability of broadband internet in Oxford County.

Basic infrastructure already exists to bring state of the art broadband internet capacity to the Bethel area and River Valley towns, but it …

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Tilton's Maket Thanks CCFC

Sandra Fickett, owner of Tilton’s Market in Buckfield, posted outside of her business a thank you to Community Concepts. A retired school teacher, Fickett purchased Tilton’s Market with a loan from Community Concepts Finance Corporation. The store has been in the community for decades, and it has been a dream for Fickett to revive the …

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Community Concepts Finance Corporation Honored with Award

The U.S. Small Business Administration has awarded Community Concepts Finance Corp with the honor of Top Performing Microlender for the second year in a row! “This recognition by the SBA emphasizes the focus we have as an organization on providing access to capital for those traditionally left in the lurch,” said Zachary Maher, CCFC loan …

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Community Concepts Builds Veteran Energy Efficient Home

Community Concepts built veteran Robert Tibbetts and his wife a new, energy-efficient, state of the art home that is expected to cost four times less to heat than their old home. Community Concepts will track the homes energy use and savings for one year, hoping to show how low income housing can also be cost …

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Community Concepts’ Volunteer Driver Program Benefits the Whole Family

Transportation is a key issue in ensuring older adults can live safely and independently in their own homes.

Client Caroline Gould, who lives in Bethel, said the program not only helps her, but her whole family as well: “My family all works, and they had to take days off of work just to take me …

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