Entries by Eric W. Austin

China workshop aims to bring area towns together

by Eric W. Austin CHINA, ME — Planned for the second week in November starting just after Election Day, the China Window Dressers workshop is moving full steam ahead. The intent of the workshop is to build low-cost window inserts to reduce heating expenses for homeowners in central Maine. The organizers have spent the past […]

Volunteers needed for Window Dressers workshop

by Eric W. Austin The China for a Lifetime Committee is planning a Window Dressers workshop this November 7-13, at the China Lake Camp, off the Neck Road, on the west side of the lake. The initiative is a volunteer-led, barn-raising effort to construct low-cost “window inserts” that can significantly reduce residential energy costs. Orders […]

China resident looks to fill a need for women veterans

by Eric W. Austin omen veterans in general are so overlooked and underappreciated,” says China resident and U.S. Army veteran Nichole Jordan. “Women are truly the invisible aspect of after-service to our country.” While many excellent veterans organizations exist, like the American Legion and VFW, historically the focus of these organizations has been on male […]