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Waterville’s Paul J. Schupf Art Center gets $100,000 gift from Kennebec Savings Bank

Waterville Creates! and Colby College are working to raise $18 million for the art and film center, which will bring together the Maine...

July 15, 2019

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Actor Ed Harris donates $75,000 to Waterville art and film center project

Harris, who starred in the 2005 HBO film “Empire Falls,” which was filmed in Waterville, says the city holds a “fond...

May 24, 2019

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Colby College gets ‘remarkable’ naming gift for future downtown Waterville art center

The Paul J. Schupf Art Center at the heart of the city will be named for longtime art collector and Colby benefactor, Paul J. Schupf. Colby...

April 23, 2019

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Colby College announces architect, management firm for downtown hotel

RENDERING COURTESY OF COLBY COLLEGE Colby College announced today that Richmond, Va., firm Baskervill will design the 50-room hotel and...

March 7, 2019

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Waterville Castonguay Square redesign moves forward

Castonguay Square, downtown Waterville’s central park, will be redesigned with help from a $7.4 million federal grant. PHOTO / MAUREEN...

January 31, 2019

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Fourth annual OakFest features food drive, new activities

Families gather and listen to live music during the fourth annual OakFest on Saturday in Oakland, part of a three day festival that...

July 28, 2018

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Waterville Creates! Receives $75,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to Undertake a Community Redesign of Castonguay Square

Waterville, Maine —  Waterville Creates!, one of Maine’s leading arts and cultural organizations and a key driver in making the city a...

May 9, 2018

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Art, film center envisioned for The Center in downtown Waterville

Colby College and Waterville Creates! have raised $8 million toward the $18 million to 20 million project that is expected to add to...

March 4, 2018

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Children’s Discovery Museum to move from Augusta to Waterville in spring 2019

Waterville businessman Bill Mitchell bought the former American Legion Hall on College Avenue and the museum will be his tenant....

December 7, 2017

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