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Havre close to applying for Montana Mainstreet Community


September 9, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Vehicles drive down First Street in Havre Friday. A group is nearly ready to submit an application for Havre to join the Mainstreet Montana Program, which would provide assistance and expertise as well as offering grants to help make people's visions of improving downtown Havre a reality.

Two months after hosting a meeting about turning Havre into a Montana Mainstreet Community, a board has been appointed, information collected and planning is underway to do just that.

"The application for Montana Main Street is open on Oct.1," Bear Paw Development Corp. Executive Director Paul Tuss said. "Our plan is to apply."

Tuss added that there has been pretty significant interest from the community and has also received great support and interest from local businesses.

Havre Area Chamber of Commerce, Bear Paw Development Corp. and the city of Havre spearheaded getting the process s...

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