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The 2018-2019 Winter Address List

posted Nov 30, 2018, 2:13 PM by Ned Peirce

Has been uploaded to the site - ADDRESS LISTS.  -- Ned 11/30/2018

Nazi Spies Come Ashore

posted Aug 24, 2018, 5:50 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society   [ updated Aug 25, 2018, 8:38 AM ]

Bill Janeway sent a much fuller account of the Hancock Point story of German spies coming to Hancock Point than I have seen before.  I added it to the historical section.  Check it out!  -- Ned

HPVIS Annual Meeting is 9 AM Saturday, August 11 at the Chapel!

posted Aug 7, 2018, 3:14 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society

Don't miss this exciting and important community event!

New services listing

posted Jul 13, 2018, 7:15 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society   [ updated Aug 3, 2018, 12:04 PM ]

Check the Rentals and services link periodically - there are 3 new listings - sea wall repair needed, caretaker needed, and babysitter services offered - listings.  -- Ned

Missing washer / dryer

posted Jul 13, 2018, 7:00 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society   [ updated Aug 3, 2018, 12:05 PM ]

Kt Waters has sorted out her wayward washer and dryer -- Ned  
All is well.

COMMUNITY EVENT: FREE Children’s Concert - Thursday, July 12 at 10:30 am

posted Jul 4, 2018, 10:27 AM by Ned Peirce   [ updated Jul 4, 2018, 10:28 AM ]

Free Children’s Concert - Thursday, July 12 at 10:30 am  

  • Featuring a new work: “Carnival of the Animals: Maine Edition,” composed by alumnus William C. White, who will narrate the piece.  
  • With Conducting Associate and alumna Tiffany Lu  
  • Children of all ages welcome when accompanied by an adult  
  • followed by an “instrument petting zoo”  
  • Forest Studio, 42 Melody Lane, Hancock  
For more information you can go to the website:  

Mailed Information now on HPVIS.org

posted Jul 4, 2018, 6:31 AM by Ned Peirce   [ updated Jul 4, 2018, 6:32 AM ]

You can get the 2018 mailed information on the website now for reference or printing. -- Sorry for the delay this year.  -- Ned

July 4th Parade and Hot Dog Roast!!

posted Jul 2, 2018, 3:57 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society

July 4th Parade and Hot Dog Roast!

11 am Parade begins at Post Office Green
12 pm Hot Dog Roast at dock

Come meet at the Post Office Green in Hancock Point at 11 am July 4th for a festive parade to the dock. The Hancock Volunteer Fire Department will host a hot dog roast at the dock at noon, so please come to raise funds for their great efforts.

Look forward to celebrating the 4th together!

Sad news - Anne Dean

posted Jun 27, 2018, 4:03 PM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society   [ updated Jun 27, 2018, 4:05 PM ]

Obituary:  Anne Parmelee Reed Dean 


Anne died on June 2, 2018 in her 96th year. The daughter of Edward Bliss Reed and Elizabeth Burd Thompson Reed, she was born January 13, 1922 in New Haven, CT. She was predeceased by her husband of 58 years, Lyall Dean,  in 2012, brother William Thompson Reed in 1929, sister Mary Bliss Reed Crocker in 1963, and sister Burd Reed Helmer in 1983. Anne attended the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, NY, from which she graduated in 1939, entering Vassar College that fall. At Vassar she majored in English, minored in Art History, and greatly enjoyed the tutelage of Professor Clarence Chatterton. On his recommendation, she spent two summers at the art school of Guy Pene du Bois in Stonington, CT.


A granddaughter of Mary Thaw Thompson, Vassar 1877, Anne graduated in 1943 and went in to work in the Army Signal Corps at Arlington Hall, Virginia, until 1946. Returning to New Haven, she painted at the Brush and Palette Club before traveling to London and Paris in 1948 to further her painting studies. She received several awards for her portrait painting.


In New York City she studied at the Art Student's League for many years. In 1954 she married Lyall Dean of Worcester, MA. After a honeymoon in Scotland, they returned to New York, where they lived for 54 years until they moved to North Branford CT in 2008.


Anne loved beauty in every form, including piano playing, singing in choruses, poetry, concerts, theater, ballet, travel to Indonesia to see its traditional dance, and volunteering at The New York Metropolitan Museum. She gave generously of her time and energy to the many organizations she supported. She cared deeply for her lifelong Maine community, Hancock Point, and spent many happy hours working in her garden on Frenchman Bay.


She leaves devoted nieces and nephews: Marinda Beinert of Palm Coast FL, Betsy Nickerson of Southbury, CT, Sheila and Bruce Denny-Brown of Scarborough, ME, and Ben Crocker and Gladys Garcia of Portland, ME, as well as many grand nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her memory may be made to the Frenchman Bay Conservancy or Planned Parenthood.

Anne’s service will be on Thursday, August 2 at 4 pm at the HP chapel, with a reception following at her house.

New Classified item posted today

posted Mar 12, 2018, 2:35 PM by Ned Peirce   [ updated Apr 23, 2018, 5:17 AM by HPVIS ML Hancock Point Village Improvement Society ]

See the "Summer Rentals etc" link for new classified listings. -- Spring is in the air!

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