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Colby announces $26 million hotel project to start next month

The Lockwood Hotel, with 53 rooms, a restaurant, bar and limestone facade to reflect the city’s past, is expected to open in the fall...

June 3, 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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West African cuisine to join international food offerings in Waterville

Jordan Benissan plans to open Mé Lon Togo Bistro at 220 Main St. in the middle of May. The restaurant will feature West African dishes...

May 6, 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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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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Downtown Waterville Wi-Fi Hits Milestone of 100 Thousand Users in 7 Months

WATERVILLE, ME, March 28 – By March 1 of this year, Downtown Waterville Wi-Fi had served over 124,000 users in just seven months. “As...

March 27, 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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