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100 Years Ago in Redlands: Red Cross shop opens in Redlands

Nov. 14, 1917 Resigns as visiting nurse The regular monthly meeting of the Associated Charities was held this morning at their rooms in the city hall. Miss Mary Crawford, on behalf of the case committee, reported that 51 families had been looked after during the month, 287 garments, 16 pairs of shoes, eight hats and 250 quarts of milk had been given out. The resignation of Miss Martha Pitts as visiting nurse was received and accepted. The committee on visiting nurse was continued to select her successor. The board gratefully acknowledged receipt of two cases of canned fruit given by Dr.

New wheelchair-accessible Trail of the Senses takes shape in Alton

http://bangordailynews.com/2017/11/06/homestead/new-wheelchair-accessible-trail-of-the-senses-takes-shape-in-alton/ The dip in temperature was significant as the wide, smooth trail veered from the sunlit banks of the pond to enter a dark conifer forest. Earthy scents of sap, overripe mushrooms, damp soil and moss mingled in the cool air. And scattered along the trail, breaking up its freshly packed surface, were bunches of long pine needles, mixed with dead aspen and maple leaves.

Bard College Media Lab

Hammond Lumber Company is a part of projects all over Maine and we’d like to share this exciting project started in Brewer by Snap-Space Solutions and Maziar Behrooz Architecture. They are repurposing four shipping containers into a Media Lab for Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Memorial Library

The Dr. Shaw memorial Library in Mount Vernon has started their summer reading program and this year's theme is Build a Better World. Kids will work with residents throughout the town building models of rain forests and learning skills like woodworking and how to use tools like screwdrivers and measuring tapes.

Maine Community Fund

Ted Perkins and Michele Prior from Hammond Lumber Company presented a check for $2,000 to Marianne Pinkham, Lincoln County Fund committee member, as a donation to the Maine Community Fund. The Maine Community Fund is a statewide nonprofit that for the past 33 years has helped people invest in programs and projects that directly help Maine people.