Month: October 2019

Downeast ME Tiny House Project Update – Septic System Installed

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The septic system being installed today. American Concrete Industries, Bangor, ME donated the septic tank. John Goodwin (John Goodwin, Jr. Construction) who has done all the grounds work. County Concrete donated the stone, gravel, and all of the materials. More photos on the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Blog.

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Downeast ME Tiny House Update – Groundbreaking!

Milbridge ME — On Tuesday October 22, 2019, John Goodwin Jr. Construction, Southwest Harbor, ME started groundbreaking work on our Tiny House’s land in Milbridge. A heavy equipment operator, and an employee with a chainsaw spent the day prepping the land our Veteran will soon call home. Our next phase will involve a septic system…

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Down East Stories of Giving Back – Maine Seacoast Mission

Stories of Giving Back Maine’s nonprofit community provides helping hands wherever there’s need, and offer much to say thanks for this season.downeast.com Hope Floats By land and by sea, Maine Seacoast Mission offers a lifeline to residents of islands and Down East coastal communities. From the moment Brenda Clark stepped foot on Isle au Haut,…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Update – Tiny Home, Big Dream

OCTOBER 18, 2019 BY SUE Tiny Home, Big Dream Marlborough, MA – On October 7th, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School hosted a press conference for our Tiny House Project. Representatives from each of the project’s partners, C.F. Adams, Maine Seacoast Mission, and Downeast Community Partners, were in attendance. Also, several local news stations attended…

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Downeast Table of Plenty – Come One, Come All

  ellsworthamerican.com Come one, come all October 18, 2019 by Johanna S. Billings on Arts & living, Lifestyle CHERRYFIELD — On Sunday afternoons, the Weald Bethel Community Center has the feel of an old-fashioned family dinner. People gather in the Maine Seacoast Mission’s community center off Route 1 to socialize, taking in the aromas coming…

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‘Moonbeam’ Carries Crew to Work During ‘Sunbeam V’s Absence

NORTHEAST HARBOR, ME — Moonbeam is the Mission’s interim boat while the Sunbeam V undergoes its routine major refit. To carry on their work on Maine unbridged islands, the Sunbeam crew relies on Moonbeam and Captain Storey King to carry them to the islands and back. Sometimes Sunbeam crew members go to work using other…

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‘Sunbeam V’ Update: The Varnish Crew Who Make the Boat’s Wood Shine

BELFAST, ME — Sunbeam V Captain Mike Johnson, while overseeing the Sunbeam‘s routine major refit at Front Street Shipyard in Belfast, ME, has been sending us photos and praise for the Front Street boat builders for their stellar work in repairing all aspects of the Sunbeam. “These gentlemen,” writes Capt. Mike in his latest update,…

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