What about Starlink?

On April 5th, there was a Spectrum outage. It started at 6pm, lasted until 8, and took out service to most of Maine: https://www.pressherald.com/2021/04/05/spectrum-restores-internet-service-after-outage-affects-thousands-across-maine-and-new-hampshire/ During the outage, I remember being worried about what I would have done if this had happened during the day when I had work and my kids were doing remote schoolContinue reading “What about Starlink?”

Voting has begun!

As of Monday, absentee ballots have been going out. Mine arrived today and I’m excited to fill it out. You still have time to request yours and get it before election day. Just go to the following link:https://apps.web.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/AbsenteeBallot/index.plJust make sure you request it no later than Oct 18th this year. If you plan to mailContinue reading “Voting has begun!”

Committee Meeting 7/15

Regional cooperation is difficult and is likely to slow the project down. We are a fairly unique situation for the state as we are looking to install fiber optics while already having a cable provider in town. Maine Community Foundation has grants available https://www.mainecf.org/apply-for-a-grant/available-grants-deadlines/community-broadband-grant-program/ Funding for the engineering survey is in limbo because it needsContinue reading “Committee Meeting 7/15”