Changes to the web site are logged here. This does not include changes to the Maine Lodge of Research, Maine Masonry Today Online or the History & Proceedings.
New versions of revised forms
New version Forms 7. 9 and 13 for Grand Lodges
GS stuff for Nov, PDF files for Masonic Excellence Award for 2017
Maine Seniors mag link on home page to PDF and GL supplies updated
Add Adoniram lodge to all lodge pages
remove District meetings info
Email address change
GS letter, edits, store items
Small email edits
Updated Form 17 in DOC and PDF
GM letters to GA and Tenn - link on home page. GS Stuff
New Application for Dispensation form (links in various places), news of Special Commuication and dispensations in Recent News, GS stuff, GM letter. Finish GL Committees and Officers, JW biography, Mainemason editor email changed and Dexter lodge address
Update GL biographies, new Form 1 - create fill-in PDF, changes links on various pages to new form.
Picture updates for elected officers, small updates and District Meetings list started
ByDistrict page updated for new district officers
Toolkit items, lodge FB, more updates of officers
Start of updates for new officers
Bio for GS candidate
New product for GL store, setup Annual stuff - list of candidates
Typo on home page, price change GL supplies
Updated for lodge FB and web links, GS letter, rebuild searh indexes
More small changes for lodge links, committees, small fixes
Brotherhood weekend deadline for reservations extended: index, events index, new PDF. Lodge web/FB links updated
Update google analytics code
New portal page with theme picked by the Grand Secretary. Put new home page on mainemasonrytoday as the new portal is too complex to maintain for two sites.
GL Supplies update, GS stuff, District mtg updates, forms for annual
District Mtg change, updated for web/fb for lodges, email change
District Mtg chg, Updated Form 15 and Form 25, GS Stuff, small Lodge web ref edit, NE Brotherhood weekend info and registration form - update portal page
GS Letter - another version of Bike for Books order form
Mentoring program newsletter and more for the Masonic Excellence award - added ME program forms to forms.asp program, complete list on resources/index.asp of forms and documentation files
Small fixes lodge info, Bike for Books on forms master page only - really belongs on the MMCF site
Fix Waterford and Danforth lodge address on by town page
GS letter, more stuff for the Grand Library
Fix menu system for QR landing pages for library.
Put a link to AskaMaineMason on page about becoming a Mason.
GM appeal for SC disaster, Maine Rookie form updated - new name in grandlodge/memerbship and forms.asp changed
Remove Insurance tab on portal as information is now dated
Update district meetings, link for meetings updated on home portal
Update District Meetings. Small price chg GL supplies, upload missing file in genealogy card images
New product GL supplies with picture, tool tip
Revised by district page to have text links for District web pages and link to District Calendar
FB page for Rural Lodge, new Lodge Tools for Excellence Award
Update DRI, GS Letter, District Meetings for upcoming year
22 June 2015
Remove CHIPS stuff, small edit for DER
2 June 2015
Updates for new Maine Masonic Code - GS stuff for June
12 May 2015
Passing of PGM Snelling
5 May 2015
Start of updated lists for new term and elections
4 April 2015
GS Stuff, candidates for election, Mentoring letter, new Rookie Program PDF
27 March 2015
Little edits - supplies, lodge meeting day
21 March 2015
Candidate progress on DER listing (it's a DER document) - to be added to master list shortly
Knox lodge web and FB page in appropriate place
New DDGM Dist 9 - glofficers and bydistrict.
3 March 2015
Notice of Annual Meeting, Reservation Form for Meals and Finance Report, mentoring newsletter.
27 February 2015
GS Letter, new Rookie Form, supply price change, reindex search, added Facebook links for several lodges
21 February 2015
Small change to Form 17; Added several pages of categories to the Grand Library section; Dist 9 Meeting date change; Facebook links for 2 lodges.
28 Jan 2015
Yet another 'corrected' copy of the Maine Masonic Code - Link changed on three pages.
20 Jan 2015
A new Maine Masonic Code to replace the one from March which apparently was not the correct one. Updated DRI for District 12. Fixed links for Bikes for Books order form.
16 Jan 2015
Corrected G's in genealogy list; some email changes; added Facebook links; officer profile MR changed; Bikes for Books order form;
2 Jan 2015
GS letter, small edits, copyright date changed
15 Nov 2014
Email changes, district meetings, small changes, GL supplies
8 Nov 2014
GL Supplies, small edits, lodge web site updates, mentoring newsletter and seminars
4 November 2014
Removed items and changed descriptions of supply items; updated 2 lodge addresses and weblinks; added list of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain award winners; worked extensively on upcoming genealogy section to contain member cards from 1820. GS letter
26 October 2014
GM Calendar link added, removed dead links to lodge websites on all three lodge-listing pages, added Facebook graphic and link to listing by town/city for lodges with a Facebook presence, removed link to Open House section, changes to supply items listings,
24 October 2014
GM Sched, DER change
13 October 2014
Update open house table; began search for new portal page template
4 October 2014
Added back Maine Masonic Code link to portal page. (Don't know why it was dropped! Sorry....) Mentoring letter, new Diploma Form, update open house list
30 September 2014
Updated District Meeting listing; MLR next meeting;
17 September 2014
Remove old Ben Franklin pages, create page with Open House date - info to come from Membership Comm.
14 September 2014
GM Sched, GS Letter, misc changes
7 September 2014
Changes to DER/DRI, membership seminar cancellation.
2 August 2014
Membership seminary - link on Masonic Events tab, make PDF fill-able
30 July 2014
New Constitution for 2014 in PDF -- add to downloads index, GL Maine forms page. Reindex search. Remove the HTML version as it is now out of date.
6 July 2014
GS Stuff, cancel Dirigo Seminar in Hermon - events/portal, other minor changes
2 July 2014
GL Calendars page and links, new menu item
21 June 2014
Store changes, fix spelling of DDGM, small edits
8 June 2014
GM Schedule, District Meeting started, Membership seminar pdf to download
14 May 2014
Special Communication notice, Chris's bio as SGW
9 May 2014
More cleanup with GM change, GM schedule
4 May 2014
Preparation for elections and new officers. GL Officers Appointed updated and By District. Committees still to come
2 May 2014
GS Letter and mentoring letterl
18 April 2014
Changes to GL Supplies. Added Form 11
14 April 2014
Last candidate info. New petition (downloads index and GL forms page)
3 April 3014
Update candidates for MMCF. GS Stuff. St Andrew on Thurs. Dist. 10 officer changes. New form for Ritual Work Approval.
2 April 2014
Per GM, take out GM Banquet and hotel information from GL Annual section
29 March 2014
Lots of small edits through out the site
GL Annual information available - schedule, meal reservation, etc.
1 March 2014
Small fixes for GL Committees, notice of MMC program and download brochure (PDF). GS stuff for March and mentoring newsletter. Reindex search.
8 February 2014
GS stuff, web changes for lodge, mentoring newsletter, update search and portal
25 January 2014
Removed references to Maine Masonry Today for online section as it's been closed due to being hacked and lack of pictures from the Craft
17 Jan 2014
Update google tracking code on all pages, including MLR
Updage Asst. Gr. Lecturers, update portal (Open House done), mentoring newsletter
9 October 2013
Fix link to download file, small edits
2 Sept 2013
GS Stuff for October - update portal page.
Add links to Mentoring Newsletter (PDF in downloads) on Mentoring page.
18 Sept 2013
Fix error in menu for Lodges by Town. New GL insurance information on portal and GL Forms page
13 September 2013
All GL Insurance Program information removed. New info to come.
Small email chg DER, lodge web sites, C. Ratliff bio and small picture,
Added new lodge locator powered by MORI. On menu system, set as default for the lodges sub-directory
Added Library Search information and made library search LIVE.
Portal changes. Cleanup 2012 Mentoring program info.
4 September 2013
Drummond Lodge web change, GS stuff, portal changes
2/3 August 2013
GS Stuff, Lodge address change, portal changes for Lodge Secretaries, clean up old portal events, add 2013/4 Leadership Seminars
19 July 2013
GL Supplies change, add mentoring page for resources and information (put on index page for resources and as menu item for resources).
7 July 2013
Membership pins in GL supplies, add latest District Meeting list (in district order)
23 June 2013
GM Sched, update District Meetings, GL supplies page - changes and new pictures.
16 June 2013
Small changes - DER email, web addresses.
New tabs on portal page for Secretaries, Lodge Officers and GL Library to highlight pages for their needs. Change topics on popular pages to reflect moving some things to new tabs.
Added Social Media Policy - portal, download index page and list of GL Documents. Copied GL documents to GL forms page.
New page for new service year pins. Summer hours for Grand Lodge.
7 June 2013
Update Constitution for 2012 (download only), DRI addition, Open House - insert list from Chris for Open Houses, GS Stuff for June, new picture for JGW,
25 May 2013
GM Schedule, special communication, bio for JGW, update District Meetings schedule, misc. edits
17 May 2013
Portal - link to Membership Comm docs for Open House and update bews links.
Planning page for Open House - update files to download
GS Letter, district meetings list started for 2013-14
Change for lodge address
5 May 2013
Results of Grand Lodge elections, officers appointed for 2013-14
20 April 2013
Changes for Table Lodge page, small price changes GL supplies, add proposed amendments for Annual on resources index page and point to on portal (PDF format only)
12 April 2013
GM message and GM Schedule updated. Mentoring & Dirigo sessions information on events page and portal page.
7 April 2013
Fix DER link on portal page, more infor for DER corner, fix web link St. John's, GS stuff, fix some email address changes
12 March 2013
Special Communication. Update GL Supplies with more pictures
3 March 2013
Update GS letter, GM letter with notice of MMC convention. New Application for Dispensation and fixed some typos on the page. Added Application / Petition for some forms since some people looking for Application couldn't figure out that Peition was the same thing.
16 February 2013
GM Schedule, price changes in GL Supplies
5 February 2013
Fix links for Rainbow, new website for Tenants Harbor
27 January 2013
Update Casco Lodge meeting day
11 January 2013
Make all fill-in Grand Lodge forms able to be saved (extended form). Modify MMCF Application for Relief, create PDF, make fill-in (terrible form) and make extended.
1 Jan 2013
Update copyright. GS January letter. Update SCAMS page.
22 December 2012
GL Supplies Product Images - correct color and alignment as needed and then crop pictures to 400px. Create thumbnails. Insert thumbnails in the GL Supplies table. Create DIVs with each full size picture, description and price. Create a tooltip to display the contents of the appropriate DIV for each product. Tooltips are 430px, Silverstone, use Callout Arrow and place picture RIGHT MIDDLE.
18 December 2012
GM Calendar, Wilton lodge new web site.
12 December 2012
More supplies for Grand Lodge Office
8 December 2012
Small change for supplies, lodges, info on scams
5 December 2012
Change to the Office Supplies, new file for download. Rebuild search indexes and upload.
4 December 2012
Remove Saccarappa website as it's dead and taken over by a domain farm. Add office supplies as a file in the Grand Lodge section and in the menu and a link to download it on the Grand Lodge forms page.
1 December 2012
New web for Lincolnvile. GS Letter
24 November 2012
Put CSS on portal images so they look like buttons, since people can't figure out they can click on a picture.
19 November 2012
Put Ben Franklin back on home page and link to OPENHOUSE directory where there is the membership information done for the open house. Took the Find an Open House data out and put a comment to come back in 2013 when we have the next open house.
Fixed typo in lodge name/town on index, byday, by district page and then coped to OpenHouse directory where they insisted on copying the information rather than linking to the page that is regularly updated.
Rebuild all search indexes with additional material added back in.
17 November 2012
Update Wm King Lodge web site
16 November 2012
Update Form 17 - redo DOC file for Holden and create fill-in PDF
10 November 2012
Appeal procedure changed as MSA has appeal out now.
2 Nov. 2012 - second edit
Appeal for Hurricane Sandy from GM - add panel to portal, put in recent news.
Island #89 - day change for meetings, last of District Meetings
22 October 2012
Revise Application for Relief form to reflect new GL Secretary and Address. Create PDF and make fill-in form.
16 September 2012
Updated GM Schedule, update to District Meetings, update Portal and update Search indexes.
13 October 2012
Recent news - Special Communication at Togus - on portal and in recent news
12 October 2012
Change open house bottom to 4 columns like it was before so can add email as 4th column. Add callout manually to inside pages for the email. Sort the table for find a lodge by town by opening the ASP page in excel, sorting, copying table to a new excel spread sheet and then copy/paste into the ASP page sorted and then manually remove all the formatting nonsense that Excel puts in.
Update the GL Insurance FAQ - added header, footer with page numbers.
New DGGM for District 13 on GL Officers and bydistrict pages
9 October 2012
Serious updating on the open house section. Combined the openhouse and joining directories into just the openhouse directory, change all the files to use one template. Delete joining directory - becomeone is the directory with information on joining Freemasonry.
Change the top navigation per the membership committee. Change the text across the bottom from four columns to three and then put the appropriate text per the membership committee in it.
Added the downloads on the planning page that were updated for 2012
7 October 2012
More small changes here and there -- addresses, open house
1 October 2012
Letter from GS - note change to Form 25 to "Report of Elections". Change link on downloads page, change title in DOC file and put GL Seal and ver # (Doc only, forgot and made PDF first). Create fill-in PDF. Started links for OPen House contacts.
27 Sept. 2012
First pass for Find an Open House -- no links on email as webmaster doesn't have time at the moment.
21 Sept 2012
Change to Charitable Foundation Grant - create fill-in PDF.
1 Sept 2012
From the Grand Secretary Newsletter, Grand Library page updated
23 August 2012
Fix links in footer for contact/privacy that weren't working. Create page for GS news for Sept 1 (no content yet). Will need to add to menus, GL ToC and portal.
22 August 2012
Update GM Schedule, District events, put Grand Marshal at top of appointed officers
12 August 2012
New web for Tyrian Lodge, update District Meetings, fix Messalonskee number in lodge listings. Franklin graphic on honme page in new tab for the Open House stuff. Added GL address at bottom of home page and put under What's New for now, so it's up front for those who still need it.
1 August 2012
Portal change to link to recent news with announcement of new GS
20 July 2012
Web site change for Kennebec #5. Start putting files on for Grand Lecturers. Convert DOC files to fill-in PDF for new forms Brandy created recently. Scan word list and other forms and put into PDFs. Certificate is in MS Publisher Format.