Known for its rich farmlands and its vibrant mill town past, Vassalboro sits between the banks of the Kennebec River and the West Basin of China Lake. It borders the city of Augusta to the south, and the towns of China to the east, Winslow to the north, and across the Kennebec River, Sidney to the west. Before Sidney became a town in 1792, [...]
Blog :: 10-2013
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.
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 [...]
With the expansion of natural gas pipelines in Maine, more residents are expected to convert their homes to natural gas. If you're thinking about switching to this form of energy, here's what you need to know to see if it's the best choice for your [...]
How you decide to heat your home shouldn't just depend on the cost of fuel and installation. Other important aspects to consider are convenience, safety, efficiency, the structure of your home, and how you want it to look, feel, and operate. In the end, the right decision can save you money and make your life [...]
If you do it right, closing your camp and preparing it for winter will make your life easier when you return in the spring. Here's how.
Utilities: Water, Electricity, Phone, Gas, and Heat
Water: To prevent pipes from freezing, drain them instead of using antifreeze, which is toxic to ground and surface water and to pets. Adding antifreeze [...]