Downeast Maine Tiny House Project

Downeast Maine Tiny House ‘Innovative Spirit’ Applauded

TheMaineMonitor.org Cottage Industry: Small wood homes yield big climate benefits Maine could get a large economic boost and provide critically needed housing by manufacturing compact, highly efficient homes. BY MARINA SCHAUFFLER | SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 A single small home, lifted onto a foundation in Milbridge last month, could signal big housing changes ahead. Confronted with…

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WK Construction and Sons – A Life Saver

MILBRIDGE, ME — This lull lift was such a great donation. Once the tiny house was delivered and placed, WK Construction & Sons lull lift donation saved Bill Italiano and all the crews so much work getting the overhangs and roofing complete. Trey Shaw from WK Construction & Sons was a life saver. WK Construction…

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Thank you Thursday to Downeast Community Partners

It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Downeast Community Partners (DCP). DCP was created in 2017 with the merger of two organizations: Washington Hancock Community Agency and Child and Family Opportunities. With headquarters in Ellsworth and Machias, the new DCP was, and is, designed to improve the quality of…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Placed Today on Foundation

MILBRIDGE, ME — August 3, 2020 was a banner day. The Downeast Tiny House was placed on its foundation. The work and love of many people paid off. Full story, photos, and video coming soon. https://www.downeastmainetinyhouseproject.com/ — in Milbridge, Maine.

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Essex Bay Cabinetry Builds, Donates Tiny House Kitchen

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Scott Shaw, Maine Seacoast Mission’s Housing Rehabilitation Manager, is a partner with the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project. Thank you, Scott, for this update and photo: Check out the great post by Bob Washburn at Essex Bay Cabinetry, Georgetown, MA. He has been a volunteer with the Mission Housing Rehab Program for…

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It’s Thank you Thursday for Lee Watrous

CHERRYFIELD, ME — “Lee Watrous is our all star volunteer/contractor from Gales Ferry CT,” said Housing Rehabilitation Program Manager Scott Shaw in an email about the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project. “Lee has agreed to help us out with the project,” said Scott. Lee is now working on the tiny house at Assabet Valley Regional…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Back on Track

CHERRYFIELD, ME — The Downeast Maine Tiny House Project, after a several month hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions, is back on track. The house, which will be owned by a disabled military Veteran, was in its first phase of construction at Assabet Valley Regional High School in Massachusetts. After students under the direction of Lead…

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Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Moves Forward in Winter

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Winter in Maine changed the pace of the Downeast Maine Tiny House Project. While the pace slowed, it never stood still. The Tiny House Project blog just posted an update with videos from the carpentry class at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School at work. In this video, Sophomore students are installing…

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Downeast ME Tiny House Project Progressing – Sponsors, Materials Welcome

Downeast Maine Tiny House Project Blog January 29, 2020 – by Sue Unger CHERRYFIELD, ME — We’re hard at work on our Downeast Maine Tiny House Project. Maine Seacoast Mission’s Scott Shaw is busy keeping the job-site clean and clear of snow. The veteran receiving this tiny house is also working hard to keep the…

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