Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner 

Businesses and individuals who have made a difference in their communities were honored Wednesday night in Waterville.It was the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce’s 48th Annual Awards Dinner.Robert Marden, an attorney in Waterville, was honored with the distinguished community service award.Fortin’s Home Furnishings was named Business of the Year.Bill Michell of GHM Insurance was named Business Person of the Year and the director of the Waterville Public Library Sarah Sugden was recognized with a Rising Star Award.The library has nearly completed 3-million dollars in renovations, money that was raised by the community.