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Maine Prepares for Winter

state house after ice storm

Remembering the Ice Storm of 1998 reminds us of how violent winter in Maine can be. MEMA photo by Gene Maxim.


Winter in Maine is beautiful, but sometimes cruel.

As we prepare for winter storms and chills, remember that fall and winter can also bring violent coastal storms, unexpected thaws and flooding as well as snow and ice. But "If winter comes, can spring be far behind?"

A big part of preparing for winter in Maine has to do with making sure our homes are weather-tight, and helping those who need it to access heating assistance. Take a look at MaineHousing's Weatherization resources.

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