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5 Pre-Winter Home Improvement Projects to Tackle ASAP

5 Pre-Winter Home Improvement Projects to Tackle ASAP

We’ve all heard the old saying: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”—and it’s particularly true regarding your pre-winter home improvement projects. Here in Maine, winter brings great joy to everyone who loves skiing, skating, sledding, snowshoeing and more. But Old Man Winter can also do damage to your house. So we recommend [...]

How We'll Go Back to School in the Augusta, Maine Area

How Well Go Back to School in the Augusta, Maine Area

It’s been a troubling question for Augusta, Maine-area students, parents, and educators since COVID-19 first struck: How will we safely go back to school? Now the answers—which are ALWAYS tentative during this pandemic—are becoming clearer. Here’s what we know to [...]

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Real Estate Buying and Selling

How COVID-19 Is Impacting Real Estate Buying and Selling

When COVID-19 struck earlier this year, experts issued dire warnings regarding the pandemic’s likely impact on real estate buyers and sellers. But what has been our actual national experience - and our experience here in central Maine? Let’s take a couple of minutes to look at the U.S. and Maine-specific stats, and see what they tell [...]

The Top 7 Ways to Celebrate Grandpa on Father's Day 2019

The Top 7 Ways to Celebrate Grandpa on Fathers Day 2019

It’s almost Father’s Day 2019! We know you are getting everything ready to make it a special day for Dad, but there’s another man of the hour...your grandfather!

Whether you need some ideas to celebrate your own grandfather or are looking for gift ideas to help your kids celebrate their grandpa, we have you covered.

Here are our top 7 ways to celebrate Grandpa on Father’s Day [...]

5 Best Ways to Celebrate Spring in Central Maine

5 Best Ways to Celebrate Spring in Central Maine

 

 

Spring has finally sprung in central Maine!

It’s finally warming up outside and we couldn’t be happier about it. Here are just a few of our favorite ways to celebrate spring in central Maine.

Take a Stroll through Viles Arboretum

Nothing says springtime like the fresh bloom of plants and there’s no better place to see them than at the lovely Viles [...]

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