Computing Services

Belgrade, Maine Goes Online with HometownUSA.com

A joint effort between The Town of Belgrade and A2Z Computing Services has begun with the publication of the town's Official Website at www.BelgradeMaine.com. This website is being developed to promote the community of Belgrade by allowing businesses, non-profits, schools, churches and residents to be listed within its pages. The goal and purpose of the website is not only to promote the community as a whole but to aid in local area economic revitalization by informing residents and visitors of local area happenings, businesses, facilities and services.

"This website supports and enhances our efforts to achieve complete communication throughout the town of Belgrade", says Kathleen Smith, Belgrade Town Manager, "All committee chairpersons will be able to update their information. I will encourage these updates to be ongoing. This is a great step forward for our community."

HometownUSA.com is a division of A2Z Computing Services, an Oakland business owned and operated by Matthew Hunt. A2Z Computing Services employs eight professionals and has been doing business in the Central Maine area since December of 1995. They offer a complete line of computer and Internet related services ranging from computer consulting to website design. They are members of the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce and the Better Business Bureau.

The HometownUSA.com Network currently consists of over 10,500 mini-websites representing communities across the country. These mini-sites allow for free posting of community, business and non-profit information from the nation's businesses and organizations. Belgrade is the fifth town to join the HometownUSA.com Network with an official website following Oakland, Vassalboro, Bowdoinham and Benton. Other towns currently considering official websites with HometownUSA.com are Richmond and China. HometownUSA.com also has created community websites for the residents of Winslow and Waterville.

Businesses in the local area may contact A2Z Computing Services at 465-2112 to ensure an accurate free listing on their community's website. Businesses may also sponsor their community's website in various ways ranging from a simple link to having their own website created and housed on the HometownUSA.com Network at discounted rates. Appropriate recognition and credit will be given to these businesses and organizations.

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