As parts of Maine are still considered to be in drought conditions, some much needed reprieve will be headed our way tomorrow and Friday. Does all of Maine need rain? Absolutely not. However, according to Drought.Gov, several places in Maine are still in need of considerable rainfall.


As a matter of fact, a campground we are headed to in Eustis next week actually called us to let us know their wells are incredibly low and that we should fill the fresh holding tanks on our camper because they are running dry. They've even had to close bathrooms and laundry facilities.

The remnants of tropical storm Fred will impact much of Maine over the next couple of days bringing rain.. lots and lots of rain. And, when most people hear 'tropical storm', they are also bound to think about wind and possible power outages, too.

According to News Center Maine, because the tropical storm has weakened into a depression, wind concerns are no longer a threat to Maine. While we won't see the high winds people may think would accompany a  storm of this magnitude, we will see lots of water. So much so in places that localized flooding could be an issue.

The core of the storm, and just north of the core, are producing large amounts of rain and heavy downpours. It goes without saying that wherever that section of the storm passes over Maine, those people will see the heaviest downpours and biggest chance for localized and flash flooding.

The storm will begin in Southern Maine by midday on Thursday and will hopefully begin moving out by midday on Friday opening us up for a drier but cloudy weekend.

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The Abandoned Central Maine Sanatorium

In operation from about 1914 until 1970, the sickest TB patients in Maine were sent to this sanatorium in Central Maine. After the final TB patients left, it was used as a hospital for alcoholics and as a nursing home. Its final chapter ended in 2001. Check out a video of the exploration of the building HERE

7 Augusta Storefronts Available For Sale Or Lease

In the years leading up to the pandemic, Augusta was seeing a massive revitalization. It seemed like every few weeks, we were hearing about a new restaurant, store, or other business. That process did continue, at a slower pace, during the pandemic. Now that things are getting back to normal, we want to know what you'd like to see in these spaces. Take a look and then message us through Facebook or our app.

Photos of Matt's Camper Toilet For No Reason

I actually did a 'handy man' style repair without having to call in a professional!

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