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MFN STEERING COMMITTEE

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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Its getting warmer, it won't be long before we forget about the cold and start complaining how hot it is. It used to be all about the black flies; now its the ticks. Working in the garden is still wonderful but you must always think...

May is a wonderful month. It's getting green and many Spring flowers and trees are budding. We are also turning off the furnace and raking our lawns. Families are outside walking and riding their bikes. No black flies, just yet.

It is also the month of...

Spring has arrived. It was a long winter here in Maine ! April is the 4th month of the Gregorian calendar and the 1st of 4 months with 30 days. (Remember 30 days have September, April, June, and November? ) In the history of creating...

Some interesting facts: March is the third month of both the Julian and Gregorian calendars.  It was the first month of the earliest Roman calendar. Metorologically March 1st is the beginning of Spring. The gemstone(s) of March are the Aquamarine and the Bloodstone---both symbols of...

Home and Hearth!

The home is where love and safety is part of dailey life . You can see it each weekday morning when mom or dad hug their child getting onto the school bus and welcoming them home each afternoon. A natural act between parent...

New Year's resolutions! Every year we might make a resolution which may or may not be successfully carried out. “To loose weight” comes to mind. This New Year I have an idea-turn New Year's resolution making into a family affair on New Year's day. New...

We hear so many complaints about December and Christmas being commercialized and the initial focus of it's religious importance dwarfed by candy, presents and buying overload. The values of generosity and human kindness are left in the dust of over -buying, exhaustive wrapping,and ripping through...

November is the end of fall; bank the house with bags of leaves; build the last pile of leaves for children to jump into and get ready for winter. Enjoy sunny and rainy days and the last of the fall color.

November also means Thanksgiving time...

Its October and it feels like fall, unlike the hot days of late September. Families are in the mood for outside activities. Rake the lawn and bag the leaves and maybe place them around the house for extra insulation. Place pumpkins on the steps for...

It is noticeably cooler! Summer is coming to an end. It happens every year at this time, so does my birthday and I have had my share of those. We all have been mesmerized by Hurricane Harvey, it is sad to see the devastation but...

Parents help build productive lives for their children.