Sustainable construction on the syllabus at Kennebec Valley Community College

November 11, 2016

FAIRFIELD, Maine — Amber Oberle of Hallowell is a single mom of two kids who was working in two day care centers to help make ends meet. But the 36-year-old, who likes to make things, had different dreams for her future, and when she learned about an innovative program in sustainable construction at the Kennebec Valley Community College, she enrolled. Now, Oberle is learning how to use a chisel and other tools to build traditional post-and-beam structures, and is discovering that she loves it. Read more»