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Boston business owner follows through on downtown investment

Boston business owner follows through on downtown investment

Mark McLeod, of Wilmington, Massachusetts, confirmed in an interview with the Echo his intentions to follow through with his downtown purchase and expand his scope in Waterville. McLeod, owner of Boston Eye Design, purchased the former Ken-A-Set store building at 1 College Avenue in August after recognizing the investment potential in Waterville’s revitalization. In an interview with the Kennebec Journal, […]

Celebration of Central Maine to take place downtown

Celebration of Central Maine to take place downtown

One of Waterville’s most anticipated and well-attended events is rapidly approaching. Harvest on the Square is a celebration of Central Maine’s vibrant community. Located in Castonguay Square across from City Hall, Waterville’s vendors and community members will come together for a night of food, entertainment, education, and celebration on October 18 from 4:30 to 8:00 P.M. Among the vendors who […]

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Colby plans boutique hotel on revered downtown site

Colby plans boutique hotel on revered downtown site

The College is starting to put together its planned vision of a revitalized downtown Waterville. Numerous buildings on Main Street, including the former Elks Building at 13-15 Appleton Street, have already been razed and will serve as parking for future Colby needs. Meanwhile, the northeast corner of The Concourse, will be the location of a new downtown student dormitory. The […]

Waterville Farmers’ Market to relocate

Waterville Farmers’ Market to relocate

The College’s downtown resurgence project has continued to affect the residents of Central Maine. The Downtown Waterville Farmers Market, currently located in the northeast corner of The Concourse, will be moved to Castonguay Square next spring. The City of Waterville, along with businesses on Common Street and the farmers’ market worked in partnership with Colby to secure this location. The […]

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Greene shares thoughts on Spring Board meeting

“I am consistently encouraged by the support of our trustees, as well as by the efforts I see across campus to ensure the very best intellectual experience for our students and faculty,” President David A. Greene wrote in an Official Notice email to the campus on April 18. That past week, Greene had met with the Board of Trustees for […]

by Peg Schreiner· · 0 comments · News

The Last Unicorn owners seek forgivable loan for new bar

Fred and Amy Ouellette, owners of popular Waterville restaurant The Last Unicorn, have announced plans to open a second restaurant, The Proper Pig, conditional upon approval of their forgivable loan.

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Colby hires Paul Ureneck as director of commercial real estate

Colby hires Paul Ureneck as the College’s Director of Commercial Real Estate.

Colby’s Renaissance Discussed at the Harvest in the Square

Colby’s Renaissance Discussed at the Harvest in the Square

Harvest on the Square, an event celebrating local business, art, food, and all things Waterville, took place on November 10, 2015 on Common Street, right off of Waterville’s Main Street. The theme of the night was the Waterville’s renaissance and the community’s effort to re-invigorate Waterville as a hub of culture and business. Additionally, the speeches focused on the community […]

by Gillian Katz· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local
Colby’s impact on the local bar scene: a symbiotic relationship?

Colby’s impact on the local bar scene: a symbiotic relationship?

Every Thursday night, at around 10:45 p.m., one will likely see swarms of Elite taxis and the Colby jitney heading down from the hill into downtown Waterville for the weekly Colby College bar night. After a long, strenuous week filled with meetings, tests, workouts, and more, Colby students are always eager to get off campus for a chance to interact […]

by Brooke Gary· · 0 comments · Editor Pick Local, Local