Blog :: 2013

Living in Farmingdale, Maine

Farmingdale was incorporated as a town in 1852 from parts of South Hallowell and North, East, and West Gardiner.

It borders Hallowell to the north, Gardiner to the south, and Manchester and West Gardiner to the west, with the Kennebec River forming its eastern boundary.

The first settlers, the Abenaki Indians, had a permanent settlement at Cushnoc, on the east bank of the Kennebec River, near the falls, in what is now [...]

5 Trick or Treat Safety Tips

Whether you're going trick or treating with the kids, or you're giving away candy, here are some ways to stay safe and avoid a real scare on Halloween night.

Trick or Treating Securely

A safe journey begins before you hit the street.

1. Costumes

What everyone wears and how they wear it affects their comfort and their safety.

  • Costumes shouldn't be too big or too small.  To avoid trips and rips, they also shouldn't be too
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A Career In Real Estate is Not For the Faint-Hearted

You might have seen Coldwell Banker Rizzo Mattson signs in front of houses for sale in your neighborhood and thought, "I could do that." But do you have what it takes to be a real estate agent or a broker? The skills, knowledge, and abilities necessary for success in property sales go beyond passing required courses and the state licensing [...]