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Waterville, Bangor gear up for second round of downtown facade grants

The former Emery block at 80 Main St. in Waterville, which now is home to Day’s Jewelry, was awarded a 2019 facade grant and restored...

February 27, 2020

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Colleges Invest So ‘What’s the Town Like?’ Gets an Upbeat Answer

A number of small schools like Colby, in Maine, are hoping to improve off-campus amenities by helping to revitalize downtowns. Miller...

February 25, 2020

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PR: Applications Open for Downtown Waterville’s Façade & Building Improvement Grant Program

WATERVILLE, ME, February 25, 2020 – Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) has opened the application process for the second cycle of its...

February 25, 2020

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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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Waterville, Fairfield facade programs offer matching funds for building improvements

Waterville grants have been awarded for business improvements, but Fairfield still is accepting applications for a facade and marketing...

April 12, 2019

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Free downtown wifi ‘no longer a luxury’ in places like Waterville, Millinocket

PHOTO / MAUREEN MILLIKEN Waterville is one of the communities where free wifi is a key part of downtown redevelopment. At right is Colby...

March 29, 2019

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Wifi use booms as part of downtown Waterville revitalization

The free public wifi in downtown Waterville has topped 124,000 users in seven months as the city continues to rehabilitate old buildings...

March 28, 2019

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Waterville, Fairfield facade programs seen as development tool

PHOTO / MAUREEN MILLIKEN 177-179 Main St. in Waterville will benefit from a facade grant. The 1922 Art Deco building, the Cyr Block, as is...

March 27, 2019

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Grantees Announced for Downtown Waterville’s Façade and Building Improvement Grant Program

WATERVILLE, ME, March 21 – Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) is proud to announce the successful grantees of its Façade and Building...

March 21, 2019

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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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