PRESQUE ISLE, Maine — The city of Presque Isle is happy to announce that it will be posting updates on Twitter.
Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service that allows users to post short messages, no more than 140 characters, called “tweets,” to a group of followers.
City Manager Jim Bennett said in a press release Tuesday that it is vital the city have a presence on social media.
“Utilizing social media is a new cost-effective component to our online communications strategy,” Bennett stated. “Embracing technology and social media applications, such as Twitter or Facebook, can be a great opportunity to make connections with our residents, while distributing helpful information to them in real-time. It’s a smart and easy way to stay current with the latest information Presque Isle has to offer.”
You can follow the city of Presque Isle on Twitter by accessing the accounts listed below:
@pimecitymanager – Jim Bennett; @pimeairportdir – Scott Wardwell; @pimefinancedir – Pat Webb; @pimefirechief – Darrell White; @pimeindustrialdir – Larry Clark; @pimelibrarydir – Sonja Plummer-Morgan; @pimeplanningdir – Ken Arndt; @PresqueIslePD – Police Department; @pimepolicechief – Matt Irwin; @pimepublicsvcs – Dana Fowler; @pimerecdir – Chris Beaulieu; @pimecityclerk – Bev Labbe ;@pimehumanresourcedir – Martin Puckett