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Warming up to window inserts

By Laura Seaton Have you ever sat by your windows in January and felt the heat being pulled from your…

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Case study: heat pump water heaters & damp basements

By Steve Caulfield If you need a new water heater and your basement is somewhat humid and musty, you might…

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The return of the electric car

By Travis Ritchie It seems that 2017 is the year for the return of the electric car in America, with…

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What is a green home worth?

Appraising & financing high-performance homes By Parlin Meyer Few people who embark on the adventure of building a new home…

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 Reduce your carbon footprint by sharing a bus to the Common Ground Country Fair this year

Buses will be bringing people to the 2017 Common Ground Fair from several locations around the state, sponsored by several…

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8 Must-see Maine Gardens

By Lynn Ascrizzi SWEET-SCENTED AZALEAS, bee balm, roses, and phlox. Moss-lined pathways meandering amid green light and shadows. Reflecting pools,…

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Craft Cider Revival

Maine’s craft ciders offer a wild taste of history By Caitlin Gilmet JOHN ADAMS DRANK a tankard of hard cider…

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Waterfall Hikes

By Carey Kish JUST AS WE are drawn to the alpine heights of Maine’s windswept mountaintops or the seemingly endless…

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Art of the fire: the transformative nature of clay

By Jessica Skwire Routhier CERAMICS BELONGS TO the “arts of the fire,” so called because, along with glass and metalsmithing,…

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Exploring Maine Farms

From berry picking to cheese tasting, and kayaking to cafes, you’ll find no shortage of things to do on Maine…

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