April 29, 2016 RSS feed / Community News

Secrets to keeping an organized shed

Despite other intentions, homeowners often turn their garages into storage centers for random, little-used items, leaving little to no room for the tools and even vehicles that actually belong in a garage. More...

Make the most of mulching this spring’s planting season

Lawns and gardens can often benefit from the laying of mulch. Mulch serves various purposes in lawns and gardens, and many experienced lawn and garden enthusiasts lay mulch to ensure their properties make it through spring, summer and fall unscathed. More...

Top 5 home projects to help you save money

It’s remodeling season, and with so many projects on the to-do list, which should you tackle first? While some projects provide great longterm return on investment, a few simple ones can provide instant savings. More...

APRIL is... Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

Parkinson’s disease: Recognize early onset symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder. Classic motor symptoms, such as tremor, rigidity and extreme slowness of movements and reflexes, called bradykinesia, are typically used to identify Parkinson’s. More...

Are you a member of the Sandwich Generation?

Are you juggling caring for a parent and raising a family at the same time? Are you also working? If you are facing any of the above, it can be challenging and at times overwhelming. More...

MassageCraft - CHRONIC PAIN?

We have the answer. Looking for relief from chronic pain that can actually improve your health? Reduce pain, sleep better, and increase your body awareness through massage, acupuncture, yoga and polarity. More...

What is Maine Senior Guide?

Maine Senior Guide is a free website www.MaineSeniorGuide.com), one stop shopping for senior resources, whether it’s agencies, businesses or services. More...

Referendum won’t include ‘Goldilocks’

The ballot has been set for the school referendum vote on Tuesday, June 14, but it will look a little different than this time last year. Voters will still be able to approve or reject the school budget at the polls, which are open from 7 a.m. More...

Former school to house overflow paddleboards

Arlberg Ski and Surf Shop to add storage space onto the old White School

An old school building at Oak Hill is set for an addition, but the expanded space won’t house desks or chairs, but rather stand-up paddleboards. More...

How to handle weed growth

Homeowners who take pride in their lawns and gardens know just how problematic weeds can be. Weeds can make otherwise well-manicured and thriving lawns and gardens appear unhealthy and ill-kempt. More...

Reclaimed wood adds instant appeal to home projects

Repurposing salvaged wood is a popular trend in the home improvement industry. More...

Tips for safer renovations

Home renovation projects vary in scope. Something as simple as repainting a bedroom counts as a renovation project, as does a full kitchen remodel. But no matter how big or small a project, homeowners’ top priority should always be safety. More...

Think you need a hearing aid?

If you need or think you might need a hearing aid, you should call Mark Vail today — he’ll test and evaluate you for the hearing aid you need in the comfort of your home and you’ll be happy with it. More...

Providing home care for you and your loved ones

At New England Family Healthcare, we strive to provide the best in-home services for you or your loved ones at affordable rates. More...

Perplexed, bewildered, dazed, or confused about health insurance?

Karen Vachon, licensed health insurance agent, helps individuals, families, small business owners, and senior citizens navigate their health insurance options. More...

HOME SNUGGERS ANSWERS ALL OF YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT “ RETROFOAM INSULATION” !

1) How much does it cost to insulate my house? Depends on how much you want done, and how much we can save you with Efficiency Maine rebates. The average is about $4,500. 2) How long does it take? More...