Winter Camping Always Be Prepared

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Winter Camping: Always Be Prepared Three Women’s Passion for Camping in Wintry Woods By Judy McCarthy / Photos Courtesy of The Campers When Amy Hoffman first came to Eastman and got involved in local hiking, hike leader John Lloyd taught that being adequately prepared was essential to going up a mountain. Preparation became Amy’s bottom…

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Minto Florida wins seven 2016 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards

Minto Florida wins seven 2016 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards   Minto Florida wins seven 2016 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards Ranked second highest builder in North American in four categories Minto Communities Senior Vice President William Bullock announces that Minto Florida has received seven 2016 Eliant Homebuyers’ Choice Awards. Eliant is a customer experience management company…

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When the Ice Is Nice at Eastman

When the Ice Is Nice at Eastman By Craig McArt / Photo by Ebba McArt Occasionally, though, the surface can be clear and smooth. That’s when I’ll rig up my iceboat for some cold, fast sailing. How cold? Damned cold. How fast? Well, this iceboat can travel at up to four times the speed of…

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What’s Out There: Winter 2016 Edition

What’s Out There: Winter 2016 Edition What’s Out There: Winter 2016 Edition Aaron Brooke Jenkyn Last fall, the weather was unusually warm, delightfully sunny, and perfect for getting out and about in Eastman. Here’s a glimpse at what some of your neighbors saw this fall: While kayaking along the northwest shore of the lake at…

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South Cove Activity Center Stormwater Management Plan

South Cove Activity Center Stormwater Management Plan at Eastman By John Larrabee / Photo by Maynard Wheeler When the South Cove Activity Center was completed in 2009, there were no gutters installed on the roof and there was a minimal landscaping plan. A stormwater management plan was submitted to and approved by the New Hampshire…

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Minto’s Harbour Isle wins “Best Overall Community” award for fifth year

Minto’s Harbour Isle wins “Best Overall Community” award for fifth year For the fifth straight year, Harbour Isle, a community of luxury island coach homes and resort homes by Minto Communities, won “Best Overall Community” and “Best Amenities” awards at the Manatee-Sarasota Building Industry Association’s (MSBIA) 2016 Parade of Homes awards banquet on March 3.…

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There’s No Business Like Snow Business

There’s No Business Like Snow Business By John Larrabee / Photos by Richard Sachs and Billy Mitchell “Snowflakes are one of nature’s most fragile things, but just look what they can do when they stick together.” –Vesta M. Kelly Gardens have long ago been put to bed, fragile foundation plantings protected against snow sliding from…

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Shooting the Moon…and the Sun and Stars

Shooting the Moon…and the Sun and Stars Text and Photos by Steve Handley On September 27, 2015, there was a lunar eclipse that was viewed by probably millions of people fortunate to be under clear skies—and photographed by many. Several members of the Eastman Photography Interest Club, formed in 2014 under the leadership of Fred…

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