Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

Staff Writer

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Latest Articles by Matt Hongoltz-Hetling

April 22, 2014

Vassalboro’s Duratherm has found green by going ‘green’

The manufacturing company has found ways to make environmental choices pay, both in money and pride, its president told an Earth Day Mid-Maine climate change business forum.

April 22, 2014

Fairfield proposes TIF to capture natural gas value

Town Manager Josh Reny says people are underestimating the gas line’s effect in the area.

April 22, 2014

Fairfield manager says his chamber award a sign of town’s success

Josh Reny has been recognized as the area’s most prominent Rising Star by the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce.

April 21, 2014

Benton formally joins Fairfield to create Fairfield-Benton Fire Rescue

When fire departments in Waterville and Winslow began billing Benton for mutual aid, it responded by formalizing a longstanding partnership with Fairfield.

April 19, 2014

Asian beetles threaten livelihood of Maine’s American Indians

Basket makers say the emerald ash borer, the most destructive forest pest ever seen in North America, is on a collision course with Maine’s oldest cultural art form.

April 18, 2014

Messalonskee High robotics students shoot high in world championships

Call them underfunded underdogs, but the adversity they have faced has made them fiercer competitors, students said.

April 15, 2014

Maine marathon participants undaunted by Boston bombings

Runners with ties to central Maine say they see the world as a less safe place but are determined not to live their lives in fear.

April 14, 2014

Colby College library renovation raises ire of faculty

A group of 76 faculty members petitioned administrators to halt the renovation because nearly half of the books on offer will be moved to a storage facility off campus.

April 12, 2014

Central Maine’s Tourmaline Singers provide a special brand of soul music

The choir gathers at the bedside of the dying, as well as those who just need a boost, to lift spirits and soothe souls.

April 11, 2014

Fairfield meth lab charges expected soon

While serving a warrant on an unrelated matter, Fairfield police officers found materials used to manufacture methamphetamine.