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Should the Speed Limit on I-295 be Reduced? [POLL]
Two state lawmakers are proposing lowering the speed limit from 70 mph to 60 mph between Falmouth and Brunswick. Crashes between Falmouth and Gardiner have gone up 32% since increasing the speed limit to 70 mph. There were 354 accidents on that stretch of I-295 in 2015 alone...
Mainer’s Are Blocked In By Road Work! [VIDEO]
All across Maine travel is painfully slow because of roadwork and construction. This is the mouth of my little dead end street. I have to wait forever to join traffic! I missed the ferry out to Peak's Island last week and was almost late one day picking up my kids from summer camp...
Hey Blimpsters, How Much Do You Spend A Year to Work?
Yikes! Being employed is expensive! A new study done by CareerBuilder.com, shows that the average person spends about $3,300 a year working. That doesn't even include day care for the kids. The biggest costs: Gasoline- 84% of us drive ... Read More ...
Mainers Head to the Polls Today!
Polls are open until 8p.m. tonight and decisions will be made about school budgets, traffic patterns and plastic bags, among other things. In Maine's First Congressional District, Republicans will vote for who will represent them against the incumbent Democrat, Chellie Pingree, on election day ... Read More ...
Mainers Are Bicycling to Work. Prevent Bike Theft!
Warmer temperatures have bicyclists out in full force. Keeping the air clean and working those glutes, good for you! Today's bicycles are no joke either, you can drop a lot of money on them, and for some folks they are the primary source of transportation...
Maine Cars Take a Beating! What Needs Fixing On Yours?
Maine weather is rough on all of us, and unfortunately our vehicles succumb to the elements as well! It's not enough that I have to slather on Oil of Olay SPF 15 on my face every morning to moisturize against cold and wind in the winter, and as a sunscreen during the summer, but my SUV could use some protection too! I d...
Grandma Misses Manners, Loves Facebook!
Talking to grandparents is fun, you never know what they are going to say. You get the unfiltered truth, as they see it- and they have seen a lot! A new survey asked Nana and Papas what they thought has gotten better, and gotten worse, over the years...
Defog Your Windows Twice as Fast [VIDEO]
When it comes to defogging my windows in the winter, I pretty much hit every button on my control panel and pray that something happens. There is a more scientific way to go about it and it will defog your windows twice as fast as what you have always thought was the correct way...

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