Jay special town meeting to focus on business grants

first_imgJAY – A public hearing and a special town meeting will be held in advance of Monday’s Board of Selectpersons meeting, asking residents to approve a Community Development Block Grant application to benefit two local businesses.Both the public hearing, scheduled for 6 p.m. at the town office on July 8, and the town meeting, which will take place immediately following the hearing, are required steps in the application process. The town has applied for a Micro-Enterprise Assistance CDBG grant to benefit two businesses, Maine Dojo and Fitness Center and the Barker Enterprise/Wood Pellet Warehouse.Jaaron Shaw, the owner of Maine Dojo, previously approached the town about applying through the CDBG program. Businesses were then encouraged to contact the town office if they thought their business could qualify.If approved by the Maine Department of Economic and Community Development, the $60,000 would be split between both businesses. The funds would be used to purchase equipment that would result in the creation of one full-time position, a requirement of the program.The town meeting article would approve the application for the Micro-Enterprise Assistance grant and authorize the board to accept any grant funding from the program.The regularly-scheduled board meeting will follow the public hearing and special town meeting Monday evening.last_img read more


first_img$2 MILLION GUARANTEED SINGLE TICKET RAINBOW PICK SIX JACKPOT UP FOR GRABS AT SANTA ANITA ON SATURDAY; SPECIAL EARLY FIRST POST TIME FOR 11-RACE CARD IS AT 11:30 A.M., RAINBOW SIX STARTS WITH RACE SIXFRIDAY’S LIVE MONEY POOL REACHES $1.4 MILLION, SIX CONSOLATION TICKETS EACH WORTH $19,448.60ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 25, 2019)–With a mandatory payout looming on Saturday, Feb. 2, Santa Anita Park will again guarantee $2 million in tomorrow’s 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick Six Jackpot.  Special early first post time for an 11-race card is at 11:30 a.m.  Admission gates will open at 9:30 a.m.With the Grade I, $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational highlighting a tremendous card from Gulfstream Park, Early Bird Wagering will be offered in Santa Anita’s Top ‘O the Stretch area, beginning Saturday at 8 a.m.Santa Anita’s live racing will be headlined by a total of four stakes restricted to California-bred or sired horses, with the 11th and final race, the $200,000 Unusual Heat Classic, for older horses at 1 1/8 miles on turf, serving as the marque attraction.With $218,436 in “new” money wagered into Friday’s Rainbow Six, today’s live money pool reached $1,453,831 and produced six consolation winning tickets, each worth $19,448.60.Leg one in Saturday’s Rainbow Six is race six, which has an approximate post time of 2:06 p.m. PT.For additional information, please visit santaanita.com or call (626) 574-RACE.last_img read more