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Department of Transportation to hear public opinion on safety updates to Oakland intersections

A crossing guard halts traffic for RSU 18 school children at the intersection of Oak and Pleasant streets in Oakland on Tuesday. The spot...

January 15, 2019

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How a Waterville truck body builder became Maine’s third fastest growing company in 2018

Worker welding an aluminum truck rack at F3 MFG’s factory in Waterville. A truck body manufacturing company in Waterville is growing...

January 11, 2019

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Oakland, RSU 18 to provide recreational space for seniors

The former superintendent’s office at 41 Heath St. will become a gathering spot for the elderly from Belgrade, China, Oakland, Rome...

January 10, 2019

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46 startups selected for 2019 Top Gun program

The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs announced 46 businesses have been selected for the Top Gun 2019 Class. The Jan. 3 announcement was made...

January 4, 2019

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Downtown Waterville Opportunity Zone Launches with Workshop, Jan. 10

WATERVILLE, ME, January 3 – In May 2018, Governor LePage named Waterville census tract 23011024102, which includes the city’s downtown...

January 3, 2019

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A year after Opportunity Zone tax law written, promotion is name of the game

PHOTO / MAUREEN MILLIKEN The full impact of the Opportunity Zone tax law on economic development may be unclear for years, if at all, but...

December 26, 2018

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Waterville downtown commercial buildings are eligible for facade grants

Downtown Waterville commercial building owners can apply for facade grants under a recently established program....

December 19, 2018

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Alfond Foundation’s $3.6 million grant to community colleges boosts workforce development

The grant will help expand short-term training programs to ease labor shortages in health care, information technology and other...

December 11, 2018

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Solar project at Kennebec Sanitary Treatment District on target

The 968.76-kilowatt project sited in Waterville is expected to cover 84 percent of the facility’s electricity needs each year and...

December 11, 2018

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Public to help map out future of downtown Oakland

A workshop on Monday at 6 p.m. at the police station will see residents and business owners collaborating with the Oakland Comprehensive...

December 9, 2018

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