Penobscot County organizations receive $3.4M in ARPA funding
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Penobscot County awarded nearly $3.4 million in ARPA funding to area organizations Tuesday.
Penquis received $2.2 million of that.
$1.25 million will got toward a low-income rental project in Millinocket, with the rest spent on single family homes across the county, including workforce housing.
Fresh Start Recovery Homes received $600,000 for new virtual recovery programs and debt relief.
The Maine Discovery Museum received $500,000 for a new HVAC system and the Bangor Public Library received $100,000 for security needs.
The County Commissioners say they met with Bangor City Council to review these awards for partnership opportunities.
They said City Council will review their requests in a meeting Wednesday.
Penobscot County received $30 million in ARPA funding, the City of Bangor has another $20 million.
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