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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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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

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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

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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

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Blue Hill Celebrates with Pizza, Presentations, and a Puppet Show

Blue Hill Consolidated School 8th graders and their handmade, period-dressed marionettes were one of many highlights of the evening last Wednesday during the town’s Maine Community Heritage Project final celebration. Drawing on the energy of the bustling crowd of 75 … Continue reading

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Bangor Daily News Profiles Four MCHP Teams

This week–from Tuesday, May 11, through Friday, May 14–four Maine Community Heritage Project teams will be featured in lavish full-color, full-page spreads in the Bangor Daily News. The project is part of Newspapers in Education–a 40-year-old effort to introduce newspapers … Continue reading

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