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MWS continues to recycle all toner cartridges and cell phones, just bring them to either office.  Storage is easier if toner boxes are recycled at home.  Thank you!


Need a warm hat? I am discontinuing my hat collection - all made from recycled sweaters, one of a kind and ON SALE! Please contact me at or 847-3453.(01/10)


Class of 2000 Alumnus Seeks Farmland: Experienced farming couple seeks acreage in +/- 30-minute radius of Durham, ME. Looking to expand current organic winter greens enterprise into small-scale, diversified, year-round organic vegetables. Tillable acres sought for 2011/12 season are 1-2, though situations with additional tillable acres (up to +/- 20) are a plus. Situations that include additional acreage for pasture would be ideal for longer-term use (5+ years). Land which includes other non-tillable areas (e.g. woodland, orchard, perennials) will be considered. Infrastructure, equipment, and on-site housing in reasonable repair are all definite pluses. We are most interested in securing a long-term (5+ years) lease, but will consider other arrangements for the right situation. Please contact Kelsey Herrington and Dominic Pascarelli, MWS ’00 at or 207.319.9102 for more detailed information. (01/10)

Childcare, personal assistant available: Care provider with 10 years of experience & college education seeks employment with local families. 24 years old, pediatric and adult First Aid & CPR certified, own transportation, non-smoker, organic farmer. Childcare, personal assistant, home & farm services available e.g. nannying, cooking, housekeeping, errands, home office management, property maintenance, pet & livestock care. Contact: Kelsey Herrington at or 206.914.0765 for more information. (01/10)

Waldorf Early Childhood Study Group: If you are interested in learning more about the magic that happens in the Waldorf Nurseries and Kindergartens and in learning more about early child development please join us in our studies. We are presently a small group of parents and educators who are interested in deepening our understanding of the Waldorf approach to early childhood education. We gather every other week in Portland. During our next meeting we will discuss beginning with a new book, On the Play of the Child by Freya Jaffke. You do not need the text for our initial meeting on February 1st. Please e-mail or call if you are interested in joining us. All are welcome! Warmly, Jessica Gebhardt,, 207-838-1990. (01/10)

Milkweed Farm in Brunswick, ME is currently selling vegetable, meat, and medicinal herb shares for the 2012 farm season. You can read more about our farm and offerings at, or call Lucretia Woodruff at home anytime (725-4554), if you have questions. (01/10)

A Message from Clare Murphy regarding Winnie Shivelhood-Kartez:

Hello MWS Community;
      Winnie, a past Kindergarten Teacher at the ECC, is under-going an intense dose of chemotherapy to help shrink an inoperable tumor in her brain. Her husband Jack fell & injured his shoulder & is currently unable to drive her to most appointments. Their son Jason is home from Seattle and assisting where he can. If you can help in any way by making a meal, drive her to an appointment, clean, or just visit her please contact Kate Ziminsky, and/or Winnie's Community,  Lotsa Helping Hands website

    It's often during difficult times like these that our MWS community pulls together to offer a helping hand to those is need of our loving support and generous spirit of giving.

Thank you all! Happy New Year!

Clare Murphy (01/04)

The Barhams are looking for dog care for the weekend of January 13-16. Could happen a variety of ways-one dog or two, your place or ours. Any dog whisperers out there, please give us a call. thanks! Kelly 433-0124. (01/04)