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Press Release: Downtown Waterville Launches Qualified Opportunity Fund to Attract Investment in its Opportunity Zone

WATERVILLE, ME – Central Maine Growth Council (CMGC) is proud to announce its launch of one of the first economic development...

September 25, 2019

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Inside the new Waterville Opportunity Zone ‘megafund’

Main Street in Waterville, part of the city’s Opportunity Zone. The Central Maine Growth Council has created the Elm City Opportunity...

September 25, 2019

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Preliminary plan unveiled for $9.14 million project to improve downtown Waterville

About 100 people turned out Tuesday for a meeting to discuss future downtown improvements, including making Main and Front streets two-way....

September 11, 2019

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Oakland to poll community on internet service as it looks to improve broadband access

A couple of Main Street business owners noted that they are excited about the prospect of infrastructure improvements, as their businesses...

September 4, 2019

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Cycling event that celebrates Maine’s hidden gems coming to Head of Falls this weekend

BikeMaine is rolling out to Waterville this Saturday for its 7th annual ride that celebrates cycling, sustainability and, of course, the...

September 4, 2019

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Starting up young talent in Waterville: New program helps students get businesses off the ground

Students from Colby and Thomas colleges made up the inaugural group of Summer Startup, a Waterville mentoring program for young...

September 2, 2019

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Waterville businesses on the move

Kevin Joseph stands for a portrait at his new restaurant, Guacamole’s on Main Street in Waterville, on Tuesday. Morning Sentinel...

August 28, 2019

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Waterville Startup Eariously Awarded MTI Grant

COURTESY / CENTRAL MAINE GROWTH COUNCIL Eariously cofounder Nick Rimsa, with a presentation of the company’s software, which turns...

August 20, 2019

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Waterville-based Startup Eariously Awarded MTI Software Development Grant

WATERVILLE, ME – Eariously, a software startup based in Waterville, ME, has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Maine Technology...

August 20, 2019

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Waterville Planning Board, City Council move Lockwood mills project forward

North River Co., which purchased the mills on Water Street, is now eligible to apply for state and federal tax credits to help finance the...

August 6, 2019

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