Highland Green Cartoon – August 2015

August 2015: 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. […]

Highland Green is for the Birds – August 2015

Duck emerging from the Heath Sanctuary at Highland Green

August 2015: 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 […]

Solid and Natural: The Rock Maple Neighborhood – SOLD OUT

SOLD OUT: 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, […]

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 […]