Tag Archives: Maine Memory Network

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Royal Welcome Kicks Off Classy Scarborough Celebration

Maine’s first governor, William King, was born in Scarborough in 1768. So who better to welcome the audience to Scarborough’s MCHP final celebration at Scarborough Middle School last night than the other Governor King — Independent Angus King, who served … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guilford Event Hits all the Right Notes

The more than 150 attendees of Guilford’s MCHP final celebration last Thursday night at Piscataquis Community Middle School (PCMS) were treated to a feast for the senses. A traditional New England dinner of beans-and-franks, music by the awesome Doughty Hill … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bangor’s Festivities Fit for a Queen (City)

Four charming tables set with flowers, lemonade, iced tea, fruit kabobs, and platters upon platters of tasty pastries were the visual complement to a highly-polished MCHP presentation by the Bangor team Wednesday night in Bangor High School’s Peakes Auditorium. But … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Diving Into History: Greely Students Enjoy Two-week Immersion into MCHP

School participation in the MCHP comes in all shapes and sizes. Some projects spread across the year and students dip into them once a week or so. Others are highly concentrated and time-limited but nevertheless plumb great depths. Both methods … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment