Scott Shaw

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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Artist-Volunteer Cynthia Huntington Donates ‘Schoodic Prince’ to Weald Bethel

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Downeast Campus Facilities Manager Scott Shaw sends this photo of a painting newly displayed in the Weald Bethel Community Center. Scott writes the, “Schoodic Prince donated to the Community Center by artist and volunteer Cynthia Huntington” of Tunk Mountain Arts & Crafts in Cherryfield. Cynthia’s painting, writes Scott, is the “perfect size…

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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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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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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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It’s Thank you Thursday for Ellsworth Shaw’s & Walmart

BAR HARBOR, ME — It’s Thank you Thursday and today’s shout out of Mission Love goes to Shaw’s and Walmart in the City of Ellsworth. Both stores continue increasing their donations of fresh, nutritious food to keep pace with the increase in demand at the Mission’s Food Pantry. Walmart and Shaw’s meats, dairy, and other…

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Food Pantry Receives Big Donations of Meat, Produce, Bread

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Scott Shaw, Mission Downeast Campus Facilities Manager, earlier this week emailed a photo of a welcome sight in the back of a Mission delivery truck. “Received big donations of meat, produce and bread this morning from Shaw’s and Walmart. Should be well stocked on everything for this coming week,” said Scott. Learn…

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Housing Rehab Program Going Forward

CHERRYFIELD, ME — Earlier this year, Housing Rehabilitation Manager Scott Shaw wrote with a “heavy heart,” a letter to year 2020 Housing Rehab volunteer groups. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Scott said, Maine Seacoast Mission was not providing stay over accommodations for Housing Rehab volunteer groups this season. This year, for safety’s sake, volunteers should…

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