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By Breanne Durham, BDL Executive Director At the 2014 National Main Street Conference I attended a training session by Kathy LaPlante, National Trust Senior Program Officer. Some of my volunteers will recall a visit Kathy made to Lewiston a few years ago - she is truly...

After serving as Beautiful Downtown Lewiston's top volunteer position for three years, Angela VanTassel is well overdue for being featured in our spotlight. Angela, a Senior Relationship Manager  in business banking at Wells Fargo, steps down this month as the BDL Board of Directors President, a role she has...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Merchants in downtown Lewiston invite the community to "Shop Small" for Small Business Saturday. Community members will receive a raffle ticket for every $25 they spend in participating businesses on Saturday, November 25. The raffle tickets from...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Friday, March 2, 2018 * Doors open at 5:00PM * Show begins at 6:30PM Join us for our 6th Annual fundraiser event, The Price is Right Downtown! Enjoy great local food, beverages, live game show, and lots of chances to win prizes! The Red...

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By Breanne Durham, BDL Executive Director //Featured photo by David Witthaus [caption id="attachment_16193" align="alignright" width="300"] Towne Square, pre-renovation[/caption] Towne Square's street level suites will soon reach 100% occupancy, a great accomplishment for one of downtown's iconic and anchor properties. The building is currently in the process of welcoming...

The Lewiston Historic Preservation Commission and Lewiston City Council are pleased to announce those who have been selected through their efforts to protect and preserve the community’s historic resources. Congratulations to these awardees for their extraordinary contributions of preservation and restoration of Lewiston’s heritage which connects...

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