"Main Street" piece on Hallowell, the new home of Maine Times. Hallowell is a q
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"Main Street" piece on Hallowell, the new home of Maine Times. Hallowell is a quaint little river community with a well-preserved 19th century mercantile row occupied by antique shops and restaurants. The state's smallest city, it boasts 2,551 residents and 5.77 square miles of land. The Maine Department of Transportation in 1975 proposed demolishing all the buildings on the river side of Water Street to widen Route 201, prompting residents to march on the State House and burn then-MDOT Commissioner Roger Mallar in effigy. Hallowell has ne of the highest concentrations of college graduates in Maine, nearly double the state average. Details; profiles of Brahms/Mount Textiles, manufacturer of cotton blankets, and Casual Spaces, creator of casual furniture; related article on Hallowell as the antiques capital of Maine.
Beem, Edgar Allen, ""Main Street" piece on Hallowell, the new home of Maine Times. Hallowell is a q" (1997). Maine News Index – Maine Times. 2512.