From Colby Magazine: Jumpstart

Colby-led collaboration is revitalizing Waterville’s Main Street and shaping the city and the College for the future Businessman Charlie Giguere has always been optimistic about the future of downtown Waterville. So optimistic that he’s literally bet on that optimism, purchasing and renovating several Main Street properties, including Silver Street Tavern. But bullish on the city […]

WCSH TV Features Downtown Revitalization Update

The work Colby is doing in downtown Waterville is gaining a lot of attention, including a feature story on the program 207 on WCSH TV. Host Rob Caldwell says, “there’s never been anything quite like this in Maine.”

Transformation Has Begun

Work is underway to create a new development site at 9 Main Street, where Colby intends to put a full-service 42-room boutique hotel and restaurant.

Downtown Transportation Meeting June 6

The public will have an opportunity to learn more and ask questions about the downtown revitalization process at a meeting June 6 in the Hathaway Creative Center.

City Council Votes Unanimously to Approve Sale of Concourse Site to Colby

Colby’s development of a student apartment complex on the Concourse in downtown Waterville can move forward, now that city council has approved the sale of land to the College in a 6-0 vote. The required second vote on the sale on Feb. 16 paved the way for planning to proceed on the development, which will […]

Sunday Globe Highlights Colby’s Efforts to Revitalize Waterville

Colby’s efforts to catalyze redevelopment of downtown Waterville have caught the attention of the Boston Globe. “Something is stirring on the banks of the Kennebec River,” the article reads, and Colby’s investment “has begun to pay off.” The story chronicles President Greene’s role in partnering with Waterville leaders and stakeholders to jump-start Waterville’s renaissance in […]