Articles by Mindy Woerter


Avesta Housing announces new hires

By Mindy Woerter on Dec. 03, 2013, at 9:45 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Avesta Housing, northern New England’s largest nonprofit affordable housing developer, has recently hired several people. Nicole DiGeronimo was hired as a Foreclosure Prevention Housing Counselor in the Avesta HomeOwnership Center. Previously, DiGeronimo worked at York County Community Action in Sanford. Todd Rothstein was hired as Director of …

Avesta HomeOwnership Center offers Homebuyer Education Courses

By Mindy Woerter on Aug. 22, 2013, at 10:52 a.m.
Portland, MAINE, August 22, 2013 — The Avesta HomeOwnership Center has announced its Homebuyer Education Course schedule for fall/winter 2013. Courses are scheduled for the following dates: • Sept. 3, 5, 10 and 12 • Oct. 21, 23, 28 and 30 • Nov. 5, 7, 12 and 14Story continues below …

Partnership brings art made by seniors to Oak Street Lofts

By Mindy Woerter on June 05, 2013, at 2:27 p.m.
Paintings and other art by the residents of the Marshwood Center in Lewiston will be on display for First Friday Art Walk this Friday, June 7, from 5-8 p.m. at the Oak Street Lofts gallery. Entitled “Late Works,” the show features still-life, blotch and stamp paintings, as well as colorized …

Avesta HomeOwnership Center announces Homebuyer Education Course

By Mindy Woerter on March 27, 2013, at 11:43 a.m.
Portland, MAINE, March 27, 2013 — The Avesta HomeOwnership Center will begin its next Homebuyer Education Course on Monday, April 8. The 10-hour course runs for four sessions on April 8, 10, 15 and 17 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Avesta Housing’s headquarters at 307 Cumberland Avenue in Portland. The course …