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Monson, Maine—The Town of Monson has received a $7,000 grant from the Broadband Initiative of the Maine Community Foundation to bring Downtown WIFI to Monson to continue the recent growth. “This grant is going to help with the installation of equipment used to bring free public WIFI to our downtown,” said Daniel Swain, Monson Town Manager. “As Monson continues to see growth and revitalization having something like downtown WIFI will set us apart and make us more of a destination then a rest stop or pass through town.”

The town of Monson is a town in Piscataquis county situated on Route 15 just before Greenville and Moosehead Lake. In 2016 the Libra foundation purchased the former school from the town, along with buildings in the downtown and started a revitalization of Monson that has seen steady growth since. The town leaders and resident are now working to ensure that growth continues through various efforts. For more information, call 207-997-3641.

Headquartered in Ellsworth, with additional personnel in Portland, Dover-Foxcroft, and Mars Hill, the Maine Community Foundation works with donors and other partners to provide strong investments, personalized service, local expertise, and strategic giving to improve the quality of life for all Maine people. To learn more about the foundation, visit