Etymology for Lexophiles

Otherwise known as Fun with Words this eight week course is led by Highland Green residents Elizabeth Cole and Elliott Miller and takes place at the Highland Green Community Center. It is being attended by around 40 fellow Highland Green residents. The second session featured amongst other topics the Etymology of Expressions, such as: Give […]

A September 11 Tribute

With 170 Highland Green households thus far, and residents from 29 States and counting, there are a good number of individuals here who have some personal connections to the events of September 11, 2001 in New York. Many still have been or are related to First Responders around the nation. Today, the Highland Green community […]

Highland Green Cartoon!

We love the Highland Green cartoon map. It was created by well-known Portland, Maine writer, artist and newspaper publisher Ed King. When commissioned to come up with a fun rendering of Highland Green, Ed really launched himself into the project. He visited, studied various maps, read Lifestyle newsletters, and met numerous community members. The result […]

Highland Green is for the Birds

Duck emerging from the Heath Sanctuary at Highland Green

Here’s a nifty story about a Highland Green resident’s effort to enhance the services of Avian Haven, a non-profit bird rehabilitation facility in Freedom, Maine. Charlie Evans recently used his interest in animals and his professional background and connections to secure a generous donation. But first this: bird themes are prevalent at Highland Green. These […]

Solid and Natural: The Rock Maple Neighborhood

If you want to move to Highland Green in mid-2016 through the latter part of 2017, there is urgency for you to become part of the planned Rock Maple section. Made up of 14 elevated home sites on Sugar Maple and Butternut Drives, Rock Maple will transform from a dirt road, granite outcroppings, open clearings […]

Sometimes tongs are more than just tongs.

Some specially designed handmade wooden implements represent much of what Highland Green is about: ingenuity, volunteerism, using one’s professional skills to be active, giving back to the next generation, creating a sense of community, and lifelong learning. The Maine School Science Volunteers (MSSV) is a non-profit organization which recruits science professionals to volunteer in real […]

Building Community Through a Garden

“You should get an A on your project!” This exclamation came from the audience followed by a sustained round of applause after Lauren Grant, a senior at nearby Mt. Ararat High School, presented her proposal and plan for a resident-driven Community Garden at Highland Green to over 50 enthusiastic residents at the Community Center on […]

Highland Green is About People!

Welcome to the new Highlandgreenlifestyle.com and the Highland Green Lifestyle Blog! The fact that a planned 55-Plus Active Adult Community in Midcoast, Maine has attracted residents from 29 States throughout the country so far, many of whom had no previous ties to the state, is remarkable. At its core Highland Green is about people. So […]