Improvement projects chosen in three Washington County communities

By Johanna S. Billings, BDN Staff

MILBRIDGE, Maine — Under a new program, three Washington County municipalities have gathered residents who have chosen small projects they believe will make a big difference in their communities.

All three are participating in Making Headway in Your Community, a joint community development program organized by GrowSmart Maine and the Maine Downtown Center at the Maine Development Foundation.

Milbridge residents, for instance, have elected to use $1,000 made available through the program to create a larger, more visible welcome center in town and will work to develop and print a map of historic houses and community highlights. Read more…

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