Tag Archives: Hallowell

MMN Towns Still Going Strong

You know that old nugget about teaching a person to fish instead of just handing over the fish already caught? Well, you can apply it to a lot of things in life, including training organization and community members how to … Continue reading

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MCHP Lives On!

In more ways than one. First, the big news from MHS: The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the funder of the Maine Community Heritage Project, recently awarded Maine Historical Society another three-year National Leadership Grant to greatly expand upon … Continue reading

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From State Government to Civil Society, Hallowell Explores Democracy in Action

Recently, the Hallowell team’s Hall-Dale Middle School students took an MCHP-inspired field trip next door for tours of the Maine State Museum, State Archives, and the hallowed halls of the State House in Augusta. Just as there’s nothing like a … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Training Kicks Off Phase II of MCHP

In Maine, one always takes a chance scheduling big events in the heart of winter. Happily, good weather prevailed for the January 14 mid-year MCHP training at Maine Historical Society in Portland. Nearly 50 people from the eight teams — … Continue reading

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A Look Back

With mere days left until the end of 2009, I thought it might be fun to revisit the first half of the ’09-’10 MCHP year in some of the photographs that haven’t yet made it onto the blog. Pretty soon … Continue reading

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Hallowell Sets the (Second) Stage for Students

Last Thursday, December 10, Hall-Dalers Middle School 7th graders were inducted officially into the MCHP. The day’s process is outlined in the schedule to the left–and it was followed to a T. Not that this induction served as the students’ … Continue reading

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Guilford’s and Hallowell’s Secret to Success? Balance.

Stressing out over the holiday season? One might look to the experience of the Guilford and Hallowell MCHP teams for a few reminders of how to keep big projects in perspective. Think small and simple. Organize. Delegate. Keep on schedule. … Continue reading

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