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:
Ellicott City, Maryland
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Penticton, British Columbia
Sanford, North Carolina
Sea Bright, New Jersey
Westerly, Rhode Island
For more information, see the Tuesday edition of the Tribune-Herald.