Downtown Smoothie, run by the owners of Selah Tea, recently opened on Main Street and offers a variety of frozen treats.
Eight individuals presented their ideas on a variety of topics at Waterville's 11th Pecha Kucha night on April 26.
Lebanese Cuisine, located on Temple Street in Waterville, offers fresh baked goods and a list of rotating specials.
The Waterville Farmers Market will open for its summer season on Thurs. April 18, featuring a broad selection of local goods and produce.
Expression and analysis come together through a new exhibit at Common Street Arts.
Julia Bluhm and Izzy Labbe, two young female activists from Waterville, petitioned Seventeen magazine to feature fewer photo-shopped images. The young women recently presented at TEDxWomen in Washington, D.C.
Local artists created pieces based off of personal momentos that now hang in the gallery at Common Street Arts. Personal mementos that artists used include childhood toys, aprons, jewelry and heirlooms.
Seafood restaurant 18 Below offers fine seafood dining that rivals any restaurant in the Old Port.
Selah Tea in Waterville is now featuring open jazz jam sessions on Sundays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
As we head into the spring semester, students can take advantage of many volunteer opportunities in Waterville.
The yoga studio you hear about but still haven't gone to.
“The student body shifts blame. Some students divert [attention] from the real problem of excessive drinking to negativity towards the police,” Massey said.
The recently-completed Quarry Road Recreation, just yards from campus, contains many miles of scenic running, biking and cross-country trails that are open to public use.
On Election Day, Nov. 8, local residents elected Karen Heck ’74 to serve as the next mayor of Waterville.
Most students limit their time on campus to the academic buildings, dining halls and residence halls, but central Maine has so much more to offer. Whether you need a date idea or a place to bring the family Homecoming weekend, check out our list of unique places to explore in the greater Waterville area.
The Pet Food Pantry in Fairfield is like a soup kitchen, for dogs and cats
Through the Colby Volunteer Center, students spend a couple of hours of week tutoring teens at the alternative high school in Waterville.
As each of the four acts took the stage, Colby students and Waterville residents listened together from blankets on the grass. The whole scene, framed by the recently completed restoration of the two-cent bridge, was a reminder of the festival’s purpose: uniting the sometimes distanced communities of Colby and Waterville.
Mum Mum means "eat eat" in thai, a fitting name for a sandwich shop that draws inspiration from Thai, Vietnamese, Indian and Korean cooking.
Those of you familiar with TED, an online distributor of inspirational talks, know that when many creatives convene in one place, amazing things can happen. While Waterville isn't on most people's short list of creative hubs in America, creatives from around central Maine, with the help of Molly Bennett '11, have brought that spirit to Waterville in the form of PechaKucha.
PechaKucha (pronounced pe-chak-cha) is a series of short presentations by local artists, craftsmen, and engineers sharing their projects and experiences. Each presentation is 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide, no exceptions.
The event isn't just a way for locals to share their craft with others. Sarah Hirsch '12 made a presentation about contra-dancing and its growing presence at Colby, inviting the entire community to come to Colby and take part. "For the past year we've had four dances at Colby so far and hopefully more to come this spring. We're hoping to get the community from Waterville and surrounding towns involved."