Hilo to get facelift


Hilo will receive a new paint job, courtesy of Benjamin Moore & Co.

A news release from the paint company announced Monday morning a total of 20 winners around the country in the 2013 Main Street Matters competition.

The prize includes new exterior paint jobs for downtown businesses along a two-to-three-block stretch in each location within the coming year.

Towns were selected following a six-week voting period at www.paintwhatmatters.com, and “received an incredible outpouring of support including nearly 500,000 online votes,” according to the release.

Selected towns include:

Attleboro, Massachusetts

Ellicott City, Maryland

Flint, Michigan

Greeley, Colorado

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Hawley, Pennsylvania

Hilo, Hawaii

Joplin, Missouri

Macon, Georgia

Martinez, California

Nyack, NY

Penticton, British Columbia

Placerville, California

Sanford, North Carolina

Sea Bright, New Jersey

Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Stouffville, Ontario

Texarkana, USA

Westerly, Rhode Island

Xenia, Ohio

For more information, see the Tuesday edition of the Tribune-Herald.

 

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