At Thomas College, Laurie Lachance combines her experience as a first-generation college student and her decades as an economist to help students succeed
Home to Colby College and Thomas College, and with a history of textile and paper production, Waterville is a city of juxtapositions where Mainers, tourists, and college students “from away” share the same space.
How the Alfond Youth Center became a model for the country and helped transform central Maine’s future
Located on the Kennebec River, this central Maine city boasts two higher education institutions, Colby College and Thomas College, and a historic downtown filled with a variety of restaurants, shops, and services.
At Maine Live, Laurie Lachance, President of Thomas College Maine’s first female State Economist, and the first female president of Maine Development Foundation talks about purpose, investing in Maine’s people from birth, and dreaming big dreams. “I realized I was … Continue reading
A Mill Town Story What Was The Two Cent Bridge stretches from the edge of Waterville over the rushing waters of Ticonic Falls and delivers you to the gateway of the old Scott Paper Mill in Winslow. It’s a simple footbridge … Continue reading
Choose a ball, step up to the line, gaze at the pins down the lane, and send the ball rolling. What you hear next—either the crashing of numerous pins against the wood floor or perhaps the clunk from a ball … Continue reading
Throughout the state, trails wind through forests, uphill to views, downhill to base; they extend over bridges and snake alongside streams. As temperatures dip and snow spills over the state, trails serve a new purpose: cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. … Continue reading
Sharon Corwin and the Great Works of the Colby College Museum of Art I’m on the ground floor of Colby College Museum of Art’s new wing, the Alfond- Lunder Family Pavilion, where the offices of the museum’s staff are … Continue reading
Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff It’s a girls’ weekend in Belgrade Lakes and we are ready with bathing suits, bottles of wine, and a trunk that’s roomy enough to cart back a good antique find. My friend … Continue reading