According to the KJ,

A Hobby Lobby spokeswoman has confirmed that the store will open in the Elm Plaza in 2020. The initial construction permit was issued July 24th, however, construction did not begin until September.

Below is our original story:

We have confirmed, through a phone call to the State Fire Marshall's Office, that a permit was issued on July 24th for Hobby Lobby to begin construction at the old K-Mart location at the Elm Plaza in Waterville. At this time we're not certain when construction will conclude, or when the store plans to open. We'll keep you updated as we learn more!

State Fire Marshall's Office