George J. Mitchell

U.S. Senate : Constituent Service Records. Waterville Field Office, 1981-1994.

2 linear feet.
Arranged by subject.
Catalog Number: M202.6.3.8

Files contain correspondence, reports, case and project logs, administrative memos, press releases, and press clippings. Records were created from 1981 through 1994. Significant issues include housing and urban development in the Waterville area, environmental and conservation issues, health and federal assistance, and education, especially at Thomas College and Colby College. The bulk consists of correspondence regarding applications for grants and loans in support of these issues.

Significant events covered include the Glenridge Gardens HUD project and protests regarding rent increases in this area, post office closings, and the provision of telephone service to Monhegan Island. The records also include information on the attempt to enlist a sister city for Waterville in Russia, Kotlas, and on the Sandy River Watershed Association, the Cives Steel Company, and Peter Garrett, who headed the sister city project. There are reports and correspondence regarding legislation on the opening of the Kennebec River Augusta Dam to aid transportation methods for the Cives Steel Company and the federal study of the Sheepscot River.

The long-term field office representative was Janet Dennis.

Access Restrictions: None.

Container List

  • Box 411 OSS
    · Dumont Industries, Monmouth (John Dumont) Energy '81
    · Safe Power for Maine, Maine Yankee Atomic Power Plant/Energy, Boothbay Harbor
    · Sensible Power for Maine
    · Hartland Municipal Waste, ENVIRON. '80
    · Environment/Conservation, Sheepscot Valley/Wild & Scenic River
    · Highways/Bridges,Sheepscot Valley Conservation (Waterville)
    · Vassalboro Sanitary District, Environment '80
    · Center for Natural Areas, South Gardiner, HUD
    · Downstreet '82 (Bill Burney - Dir.), Housing, ACE
    · Glenridge Gardens, HUD '77/'78 (Mary Spears, Constance J. Zwicker)
    · Glenridge Gardens, Augusta, ME HOUSING/FHA '79 236 HUD Project
    · Glenridge Road (Augusta) D/HUD/2 Maine '76
    · Brown, Norman, Waterville Housing '81
    · Glenridge Gardens, Augusta HUD '80
    · Housing & Urban Development Indian Township Project ME, per James Mitchell
    · Housing & Urban Development Community Development/Town of Norridgewock
    · Penobscot Area Housing Development Corp.
    · Ameri-Tex Industries per Dick Rosen, Labor/TRA (Trade Readjustment Assistance)
    · Labor/CETA, Grant Application Maine DOL, Department of Mental Health & Corrections
    · Labor/Manpower Affairs, Loggers
    · Hallowell, City of DOT/7, Transportation Safety '80
    · Transportation/Maine Truck Owners and Operators Association
    · Madison Paper Corporation, Industry, Madison, Maine FCC/Caseno. 35667-IX-050 licensing product
    · Waterville Post Office (Old) Postal Service/Facilities
    · Veterans/Employment, Vietnam Veterans/On-the-Job Training
    · Staff Meetings
    · Heinrich, Lynne
    · Administration - General '82
    · Administration: Inter-Office Memos
    · Sandy River Watershed Assoc. (Norridgewock) REA
    · Vinalhaven, North Haven, & Matinicus Mail Service
    · WMHB Station (Colby College, Wtvl) Ross Brennan, Bus. Mgr. FCC '80
    · Waldo County General Hospital (Mark A. Biscone, Controller) Health '80
    · Waldo City General Hospital/in re Penobscot Bay Medical Center's Ambulatory Care Unit Health/Federal Assistance '80
    · (New) Waterville Post Office '79 (heating and air conditioning problem) per Jim Rowe
    · Town of Richmond (per Rae Olehowski) Economy/Block Grant Application '84
    · City of Waterville per Mayor Nancy Hill EDA '84
    · Winthrop Development Corporation EDA
    · EDA/General (Economic Development Adminis.) '84
    · Education Grants ED '84
    · Central Maine Power Co. (transformer storage & repair bldg./Augusta Business Park) Environment '83
    · EPA Grant Applications & Info. '84
    · Togus, Regional Incineration, Environment '84
    · Gardiner Wastewater Treatment Plant, Environment '84
    · Jackman Sewerage EPA
    · Kennebec Valley Regional Health - Medicare '83
    · National Health Service Corps
    · Associated Grocers HUD 84 Gardiner
    · Monhegan Telephone 1980-1983 [2]
  • Box 412 OSS
    · Monhegan Telephone 1980-1983
    · [Case Logs 1984]
    · Admin: Interoffice Memos '84
    · Agri: Farmers Home Administration '84 (general fine)
    · Waterville Industrial Park, Commerce
    · MIAs (Missing In Action), Families of, Medals from Me. Congressional Delegation 7/28/84 Civic Center, Augusta
    · Kennebec Valley Regional Planning/Ellery Keene
    · Lakewood Theater, Madison, Maine '79 Arts/Federal Assistance
    · Norridgewock Recreation, Recreation/Fed. Assist.
    · Admin: Interoffice Memos '83
    · Administration/General '83
    · Kennebec Water District, Waterville (per Robert W. Palmer) Maine '83
    · Maine Health Systems Agency, Inc./Energy/Hazardous Waster Disposal, Augusta
    · Maine State Housing Authority, Housing '82
    · Kennebec Valley Comm. Centers, Health '82
    · Town of Pittsfield (water system improvements)(grant application) EDA '83
    · Allen Quimby Veneer Mill, Bingham EDA '83
    · Economic Development Administration. Grant Applications & Info. '83
    · Thomas College, Waterville (per Paul G. Jenson)(grant) Education '83
    · EPA Grant Apllications '83
    · Kennebec County/General '83
    · Jackman Airport DOT
    · Waterville Glide Slope FAA '84
    · Interoffice Memos 1981
    · Administration - General '81
    · Camden Community Hospital/Agriculture/FmHA/Camden
    · Mid Coast Rehabilitation Center, Inc., Rockland/Agriculture/FmHA
    · Business & Industry/Fishing Industry Assistance Programs, Searsport Town Wharf
    · Air New England, CAB, Subsidy
    · Keyes Fiber Company, Waterville (Ralph Field) GSA '80
    · Sebasticook River Flood Control, Public Works/Corps of Eng. (Hartland, Maine)
    · Small Boat Navigation Project, Stonington Harbor '80
    · Cives Steel Company Maine/Augusta
    · Charles A. Dean Memorial Hospital, Greenville Junction/FmHA/Community Facility Loan
    · Madison Electric Works District (Madison) FERC
    · Town of Manchester (Flood control) Cobbosseecontee, Federal Emergency Management Agency '80
    · Searsport - Breakwater ACE
    · Waterville Airport Maine '81
    · Block Grants, Maine General
    · Rancourt, Craig Project 12/85
    · Waterville Post Office (Additional Parking Lot) USPS '84
    · Waterville B/G Club Annual Appeal
    · "Our Peaceful Russian Connection" (Sister Cities/Greater Waterville area/Kotlas, USSR)(Peter Garrett) Foreign '83
    · Speech - GJM, State Democratic Convention 1994
    · Waterville/Kotlas, Sister City, Foreign
    · East Pond Boat Launch Ramp, Oakland, DEP
    · Sacred Heart Soup Kitchen, Waterville
    · [Office Logs 1988-1992]
    · Hinckley Post Office USPS
    · Post Office Closings
    · East Vassalboro Post Office
    · Thomas College, Waterville, Education
    · Winslow, Maine Post Office

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