Emergency Archive


Emergency Archive


Stories, images, audio recordings, and other materials documenting life in the Heart of Maine during the COVID-19 pandemic and other times of emergency and upheaval.




COVID-19 (Disease)


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Guilford Harvest Festival 2020
While lives have changed dramatically during the past six months or so and many folks are still self-quarantining or at least have remained cooped up for far too long, the Guilford Historical Society will hold its annual Harvest Festival to break the…

Foxcroft Academy remote learning email- Not outbreak related
Email from FA about remote learning due to installing air handling system for better air quality during Covid

Foxcroft Academy holiday guidelines November 16, 2020
Holiday time is approaching, FA is sharing by email guidelines and expectations from students if traveling etc..

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Flyer
Promotional flyer for Center Theatre's production of "The Complete Works of William Shakespeare," running November 6th-14th, 2020 with Cary Libby, Dan Sharrow, and Will Stecher of the Slightly Off-Center Players.

From Center Theatre's website:…

"Complete Works of William Shakespeare" Opens at Center Theatre
Opening night for the Center Theatre’s latest production “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” is Friday, Nov. 6. The show will be performed live at the Center Theatre, following all state and federal safety guidelines to prevent the spread of…

The World is Scary Right Now, but Hope Conquers Fear
Sign seen displayed in the rear window of a car parked at Hirundo Wildlife Refuge:"The world is scary right now. But hope conquers fear. Hope calls us to action. Have empathy and kindness, keep informed, and create the change you want to see. And go…

Your Vote is Your Voice! Don't Forget to Vote!
Information from the Town of Dover-Foxcroft Elections Team about voting in the November 3, 2020 State of Maine General Presidential Election.

Town of Dover-Foxcroft Digital Messages
Digital messages displayed by the town of Dover-Foxcroft on Election Day (November 3), 2020. This was also the day of our first significant snowfall.

Messages read:

VOTE TODAY - Polls Open 8am-8pm
Be Safe - Wear a…

COVID-19 Poster Contest Winners
In an effort to keep our region healthy amidst Covid-19, the Maine Highlands Investment Partnership and the Town of Dover-Foxcroft asked students to design posters that remind people to stay safe and be kind to one another.

Prizes were awarded…

A President Visits Guilford, Maine: Ruth Griffith Interview
Ruth Griffith speaks with Jason Curran about President Trump's visit to Guilford on June 5, 2020.
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