Gardiner in the News

 
 
Piper Panzeri sits at the Gardiner Food Co-op on Thursday. Panzeri's last day as executive director of Gardiner Main Street was Tuesday.  Kennebec Journal photo by Andy Molloy

Piper Panzeri sits at the Gardiner Food Co-op on Thursday. Panzeri's last day as executive director of Gardiner Main Street was Tuesday. Kennebec Journal photo by Andy Molloy

Changes come to Gardiner Main Street

Piper Panzeri, who started a year ago, has stepped down, and organization will be looking for a new home.


Gardiner’s historic Dingley Block changes hands

Gardiner Main Street bought the buildings in 2016 with plans for redevelopment and has sold them to two entities with development plans.

Gardiner Mayor Patricia Hart meets with developer Roger Bintliff on Jan. 17 in one of three buildings he recently bought on Water Street in Gardiner. Bintliff said he plans to open a coffee shop, a restaurant and, hopefully, a brewery in the 19th-century structures along the Kennebec River.  Kennebec Journal file photo by Andy Molloy

Gardiner Mayor Patricia Hart meets with developer Roger Bintliff on Jan. 17 in one of three buildings he recently bought on Water Street in Gardiner. Bintliff said he plans to open a coffee shop, a restaurant and, hopefully, a brewery in the 19th-century structures along the Kennebec River. Kennebec Journal file photo by Andy Molloy


Co-owners Matthew Kendall, Steve Sommers, and Steve Casey in what will be the brew room of Bateau Brewing in Gardiner. Staff photo by Joe Phelan

Co-owners Matthew Kendall, Steve Sommers, and Steve Casey in what will be the brew room of Bateau Brewing in Gardiner. Staff photo by Joe Phelan

Bateau Brewing headed for summertime debut in Gardiner

The craft brewery, located in the historic Dingley Block on Water Street, will expand the reach of a growing economic sector into southern Kennebec County.


Rural Reboot: Gardiner Arts District

GARDINER (WGME) – Buildings that have been vacant for years are seeing new life in Gardiner. The city is developing an arts district and some well-known names are moving in.

Artist Alan Claude in his Farmingdale office. Inspired by bold, Poster Style graphics from the 1920's and 30's, mixed in with a little Edward Hopper, a heap of drama and a teaspoon of serenity, The graphic art of Alan Claude calmly reflects the beauty of New England life. With colorful contrasting imagery, dimensional light, and shadow, his classic art travel posters bring forward the strength and spirit of each New England lighthouse.  Visit his website.

Artist Alan Claude in his Farmingdale office. Inspired by bold, Poster Style graphics from the 1920's and 30's, mixed in with a little Edward Hopper, a heap of drama and a teaspoon of serenity, The graphic art of Alan Claude calmly reflects the beauty of New England life. With colorful contrasting imagery, dimensional light, and shadow, his classic art travel posters bring forward the strength and spirit of each New England lighthouse. Visit his website.