Where We're From

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Here in Maine, we stick together. We help our friends, our families and our neighbors. We value hard work, straight talk and no-nonsense relationships.

Introducing our “Where We’re From” video series spotlighting the people and businesses that give our Maine communities vitality and character.

It’s where we’re from.

 

Franklin County

 
 
"Where We're From": Larry Koob, Oquossic Marine

To thrive, the Rangeley Region knows it’s important to give back.

Come boating or snowmobiling, Oquossoc Marine's got your back. Working with those who give back makes this community what it is. Whatever you need, consider it done. It’s Where We’re From.


"Where We're From": Bob Luce, Carrabassett Coffee

Bob Luce knows everything you’d ever want to know about coffee.

Every bean, roast, and brew from Carrabassett Coffee Company supports his hometown of Kingfield, Maine. It’s Where We’re From.


"Where We're From": Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club

Do you remember the magic of your first snowmobile ride?

The energy on the trails during winter is how the Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club pulls the community together to thrive. Rangeley, Maine – it’s Where We’re From.

 

 

"Where We're From": KH Smiles Dentistry, Farmington Subway & Sarge's Pub & Grub

There's no place like home.

Around here, community means everything. It's a small-town feeling where everyone pulls together for each other. Franklin County, it's Where We're From.

 

 
 

Kennebec County

 
 
"Where We're From": Electronic Mobility Controls
For Philip Nuza and Andrea Hamlin, their work isn’t just a job - it’s changing people’s lives. They feel lucky to have landed here to grow their business, Electronic Mobility Controls. Augusta, Maine – it’s Where We’re From.
 
 
 
 
"Where We're From": Corvettes North
Doing business shouldn't be stressful, it should feel like home. Having trust and being trusted is an essential part of doing business for Chad Violette and his family business. At Corvettes North, they’ve found a home in Central Maine that they will never leave. Waterville, Maine – it’s Where We’re From.

 
"Where We're From": Hello Good Pie
Having pride in what you do each day is important. Shari Hamilton and her team at Hello, Good Pie Co Bakery and gourmet kitchen work hard baking satisfying foods for the soul. In a community where relationships matter, the Belgrade Lakes Region – it’s Where We're From.
 
 
"Where We're From": Steve's Appliance
Trust is an important thing when doing business in our small Maine communities. People like Steve Barrow, owner of Steve's Appliance & Furniture, understands this and values local relationships. A healthy business means a healthy community. Sidney, Maine - it's Where We're From.
 
 
 

Somerset County

 
 
"Where We're From": Butler's Car Wash
Supportive communities and local family businesses passed down for generations, like Butler's Touchless Automatic Car Wash, make Maine thrive. Congratulations Danielle and Scott Libby for their recent purchase of the business from brother Ed and wife, Jen Goff. The future looks great! Skowhegan, Maine – it’s where we’re from!
 
 
"Where We're From": Hight's Ford
Operating under the same family ideals since the era of the Model T. Generations have put their roots into Maine communities, to help them thrive, including Sam Hight and his family-owned business, Hight Ford. We’re best when we work together. Skowhegan, Maine – It’s Where We’re From.
 

"Where We're From": Al's Pizza
Al's Pizza in Skowhegan has been a family business for 50 years. The brother-sister team of Chad Partridge and Marsha Toth go the extra mile to take care of their customers and be a good member of the community. People come from far and wide to get Al’s pies. Whoopie pies and pizza pies! What’s your favorite go-to order from Al’s? Skowhegan, Maine – it’s where we’re from.
 

"Where We're From": Bishop's Store & Bishop's Hotel
Supporting communities for multiple generations. Bishop's Store and Bishop's' Motel are looking ahead to the next generation of family ownership. It’s amazing to witness family-owned businesses and communities overcome challenges together and thrive. Jackman, Maine – It’s Where We’re From.