Demo & Site Work Begins; Pledges Needed to Complete Construction

On August 18th, demolition and site work finally began.  Last week, Scott Dugas Trucking & Excavation leveled the site, and began excavation work so that the foundation and slab can be poured. For a time lapse of the first week’s worth of work, click below: To complete the Arena for the 2014-15 season, we desperately … More Demo & Site Work Begins; Pledges Needed to Complete Construction

Final Pledges Needed to Complete Construction

The Casco Bay Arena was recently featured in a Portland Press Article by Mark Emmert, which can be found at: http://www.pressherald.com/2014/08/07/new-hockey-rink-opening-in-falmouth We are in the final stages of the financing process and need to show our lenders that there is support for the Arena.  We need to secure $150,000 in pledges for donations to make … More Final Pledges Needed to Complete Construction

Site Work to Begin; Arena Featured on WGME with Dave Eid

Fundraising We have reached our first goal of raising $100,000 to begin construction, and demolition and site work will begin this week.  However, we still need to raise $150,000 to complete construction.  The Casco Bay Arena can only be finished with your help.  If you were waiting to make a contribution, there is no time like … More Site Work to Begin; Arena Featured on WGME with Dave Eid

Special Thanks to Steve Blais and Blais Civil Engineers

The hard work of Steve Blais, PE is one of the main reasons our Arena project is ready to go.  Steve has worked tirelessly on the various civil engineering issues that often go unnoticed.  Needless to say, these site and design issues are often the most important issues. Without Steve’s commitment to the project and … More Special Thanks to Steve Blais and Blais Civil Engineers

Step 4: Falmouth Approves Project

On May 28th, the Falmouth Town Council unanimously approved the project plan, rezoning and 40-year land lease for the Arena.  Council Chair Teresa Pierce was an early supporter of the Arena and deserves special thanks along with fellow councilors Chris Orestis, Sean Mahoney, Karen Farber, David Goldberg, Claudia King, and Russ Anderson.  Town Manager Nathan Poore, … More Step 4: Falmouth Approves Project

Preferred Mechanical Services and Brooks School Donate Lights for Arena

John Meade of Preferred Mechanical Services, Inc. recently arranged the donation of rink lights for Casco Bay Arena from Brooks School, which is located in North Andover, Massachusetts.  Preferred Mechanical Services not only set up the donation of the lights, but also generously shipped the lights to Maine.  John is very experienced in rink design and … More Preferred Mechanical Services and Brooks School Donate Lights for Arena

Casco Bay Arena Awarded $50,000 Solar Grant

Efficiency Maine recently awarded Casco Bay Arena a $50,000 grant for installation of a photovoltaic system.  This is an important first step in our goal of having Maine’s first net-zero electricity arena. EM-013-2014 Notice of Award 05 15 14 Casco Bay Coach Mike Curtis has taken the lead on our sustainability efforts.  Presently, we are … More Casco Bay Arena Awarded $50,000 Solar Grant