About MFN


John V. Finnegan, Chairman

Philip J. Judd, Vice Chairman/Project Director

Roger Pomerleau, Treasurer

Lisa Miller, Secretary/Clerk

Committee Members:

Dean LaChance

Edward Miller

Kay Rand

Mitchell Ross, MD

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I thought February was Valentines Day, but it is so much more. February is known on the Roman calendar as the month of purification. I looked up the definition of “purification” and it is about wiping your chalkboard of life clean !...

As designed by our calendar, in January we are called to begin a new chapter in our life. What we know for certain are two things-1. We will be a year older sometime during this year and 2. 2020 comes only once, never...

Tis the season, Charles' Dickens—The Christmas Carol, and The movie with Jimmy Stewart—It's a Wonderful Life all come alive again. Yes, tis the season for reflection on the gifts of family, friends, neighbors and humanity. These are the true gifts we have received...

We are ending our fall efforts-buttoning up for Winter. The bright orange, yellow and brown of pumpkins, leaves,and corn husks are all around us. It is getting to look like Thanksgiving-one of our our most important family holidays. In the United States it...

This is a month full of National (month) of awareness . I will list below a few that I felt worth families thinking about. But first, I will tackle “the day” that all retailers, and many manufactures market to, earlier each year- Halloween. I like...

It is now September, following a family friendly warm summer. The signs-back to school shopping, last minute vacation, if lucky, a family labor day gathering. But now-back to school, a new year of friends, yet un-known, new ideas and experiences and holding...

I always find it interesting to read about all the celebrations that are highlighted for each month.

August has many--American adventures month, Getting ready for kindergarten month, Happiness happens month, National water quality month and...

Good news! It appears that July should be one of our warmest months. August must be the other. We have had a cold spring in Maine and a lot of rain. The gardens will love the warmth of the sun, as will I. We also have...

Somethings never change—I was conversing on the cold in last June's message. It is cold now and it is approaching June first. My lovely street is being torn up and ledge is being blasted. What an experience.

It doesn't seem like May. The cold days are still with us here in Maine, and am still using my pellet stove! Having said that, the spring flowers are blooming and the summer hostas are about 2 inches out of the ground.