Waterville Opera House Downtown Business of the Year
...downtown business owners and employees, volunteers, and City officials gathered to celebrate downtown's outstanding independent businesses and recognize the many volunteers working to further Waterville's downtown revitalization efforts. Waterville Opera House was named. more...


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sculver Adopt a Greenspace
from Suzanne Culver, Board Member and Design Chair

This is a great opportunity to help improve our community landscape by putting your beautification skills on a vacant or yet un-loved space. Ken Vlodek, a Design Committee member, has taken the lead on this project by adopting a space near the Yardgoods Center. Contact Jennifer at Waterville Main Street for information about how to get started.

Healthy Maine Streets: Waterville
from Michelle Crocker, Board Member and Healthy Maine Streets Chair

Eleven downtown businesses are participating in Healthy Maine Streets. The program is designed to help employers develop an effective worksite wellness plan for their employees. If you are interested in having your business participate, email Jennifer at Waterville Main Street. Participating businesses include: The Maine Film Center, Curves, Mainely Brews Restaurant & Brew House, Earth Bound, Care & Comfort, GHM Insurance Agency, The FrameMakers, Key Bank, The Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce, Common Street Arts & Waterville Main Street. Want to know more? Visit: Healthy Maine Streets

Waterville Opera House Named 2014 Downtown Business of the Year

On May 1st, downtown business owners and employees, volunteers, and City officials gathered to celebrate downtown's outstanding independent businesses and recognize the many volunteers working to further Waterville's downtown revitalization efforts. Waterville Opera House was named Downtown Business of the Year and Director of Marketing & Development, Dick Dyer, was presented the award by WMSt Board President Emilie van Eeghen and Jennifer Olsen, Waterville Main Street Executive Director.

Waterville Main Street also presented the Board Member of the Year Award to Emilie van Eeghen and recognized Dempsey Learning Center/Care & Comfort, Inc. as Volunteers of the Year.

Waterville Main Street celebrates 10 Year Anniversary!

Founded in September of 2001, Waterville Main Street is celebrating 10 years of downtown revitalization success. Thanks to the advertising support of dozens of area businesses, Waterville Main Street worked with the Morning Sentinel to publish a special 10th Anniversary insert on September 21.

Download the PDF (3MB) to read about Waterville Main Street's first 10 years.

Contact Us:
Waterville Main Street
44 Main Street, Suite 202
Waterville, ME 04901
Telephone: 207-680-2055
Fax: (207) 680-2056
Email:

Jennifer Olsen, Executive Director jennifer@watervillemainstreet.org
June L'Heureux, Office Manager info@watervillemainstreet.org


Want to learn more about the independent business owners in downtown Waterville?
Check out our Meet Me Downtown series, written by volunteer Michelle Troutman to highlight the people behind the storefronts...more

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Corner of Elm and Park Streets

Rev. Jeremiah Chaplin, the first president of Colby College, formed this church in 1818. Because it was illegal for a religious group to own property, an organization of pew holders was formed... Learn more.

For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $45 stays in the local economy, creating jobs and expanding the city's tax base. For every $100 spent at a national chain or franchise store, only $14 remains in the community.