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Enjoy some of the best fishing and hunting in the eastern United States. With over 6000 lakes & ponds, 32,000 miles of streams & rivers, and 17 million acres of forestland - Maine is second to none in hunting and fishing. Mid-Maine is in the heart of it all. Come take advantage of our abundant resources.
A Quality Workforce
Central Maine is home to a highly skilled and educated workforce and employers claim a state-bred work ethic that is second to none. The Augusta/Waterville region makes up the second largest labor market in Maine. The immediate labor force is more than 72,000 with an additional 53,000 within a short, predictable 35 to 45 minute commute.
Opportunities in Education
Colby College in Waterville, and the University of Maine at Augusta lead the list of six colleges and universities in the Kennebec Valley region. Along with Thomas College, Mid-State College, Unity College, and the Kennebec Valley Community College, these institutions are key to educating workers and decision-makers of the future. All facilities are ready, willing and able to develop special training programs for businesses. In addition, secondary educators thoughout the region are working with businesses to assure a strong school-to-workplace relationship. Educational facilities in the Kennebec Valley region complement other colleges in the state of Maine including the University of Maine system and Bates and Bowdoin.
Mid-Maine provides a unique balance of a diversified economy, a progressive business climate and an outstanding lifestyle. Our region offers something special an opportunity to operate a business in an environment that promotes and encourages success and enjoy some of the greatest natural resources in the country.
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Mid-Maine has numerous means of transportation to suit business exchange and tourist needs. Interstate 95 bisects the mid-Maine region conveniently, offering five exits and on-ramps that lead to various mid-Maine communities.
Approximately one-half of the population of Maine lives within a 50-mile radius of the region. The area is a commercial, cultural, industrial, medical, and recreational center for 150,000 people.
The locale is serviced by Robert A. LaFleur Municipal Airport.The airport accepts corporate and general aviation aircraft landings. Air Link, located at the airport, offers flight training, scenic flights and air charters.
Located at Robert LaFleur Airport is Black Bear Aviation was developed to help support the aviation community with the highest levels of safety at reasonable cost to the customer.
Maine Central Railroad offers freight transportation, and two nearby major deep-water seaports provide water transportation.
Vermont Transit/Greyhound Bus Line serves the region with a depot in Waterville 207-872-5000.
Kennebec Valley Transit provides transportation services for all individuals 207-877-5677 along with The Kennebec Explorer, which provides low-cost and convenient community bus service for Augusta, Waterville, and nearby communities. Several car rental agencies and taxi companies service local residents and tourists alike.
The Bangor International Airport (BGR) is only a one-hour drive north from Waterville and offers a broad range of convenient services, great connections to major cities on major carriers, easy terminal access, and low costs for services such as parking.
Air service is also provided by Cape Air at the Augusta Airport.
Whether your needs include a daily car rental or extensive freight shipping, we've got your transportation covered!