Posts Tagged ‘living in small maine towns’

The Local Rural Grapevine For News, Tailor Made For Small Maine Towns.

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The majority of the space in the country is rural. Yet city beat news reporters don’t venture into rural areas very often. You had some tongue in cheek rural programming shows back in the black and white era of television. Andy of Mayberry, Petticoat Junction, The Waltons, Green Acres, The Beverly Hillbillies. The small town […]

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Working Hard To Attract Small Maine Town Tourists.

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The tourists who wander into your small Maine town. Looking to see a Maine moose, dine on lobster or a bucket of steamed clams. To get a t-shirt or nick nack labeled Maine. There is more that your Maine tourist is after after they cross the big green bridge on the south end of the […]

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Living In A Small Maine Town, What’s It Like?

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Small town living In Maine, how does it different than be surrounded by people in an impersonal city setting? There are so many differences. Ask people what they like most about small Maine town living and nine times out of ten the answer is the connection. With others living in that small Maine town. There […]

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Okay, You Move To Maine, You Are From Away.

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Maine is a big place. Often crusty coastal folks of few words but ones that drive home the point with an verbal economy. Those are the spokesmen sometimes used in the tell me what Maine is all about stories. Or to weave into the stream of Maine humor if you are Tim Sample, Bob Marley. […]

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Huckstering, Dog And Pony Smoke, Mirror And Glass… That’s Not Maine.

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Slick, polished, smooth when you want something. Snooty and snarky, aloof when you don’t. That is not the way of the lay of the land in Maine. Down home, family centered and local pride in the small town in Maine the resident hails from is the heart beat. The love of where you live, being […]

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Shared Experiences, And Is It Quiet Enough For You In Maine?

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Quiet, can you stand it in Maine? When you live next to an city airport, near the elevated train overhead or subway that rumbles under foot. The clanging of garbage trucks on a steady beat to stay ahead of the rubbish. In a place that never sleeps. Quiet does not happen. Without ear plugs, sound […]

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Asking For A Critique But Not Really Wanting One The Maine Way.

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If you are brought up, taught to just take what you need, leave the rest for others. To improve situations the best you can. Strive to make them better that they were. To contribute for the greater good. Well now Mister Man. You’d fit right in nicely in a small Maine town. Because there is […]

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Forget The Gauges, Idiot Lights, Experts | Turn Up The Senses In Maine.

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You know how when you really have to stay focused, have a task at hand requiring your full attention? When other things going on around you are a distraction and trying to pull you away from that goal? What do you do? In Maine, simple living is the approach to everything that happens. Some retreat […]

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A Maine Town, Like A Large Family Living In A Small Home.

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When you are lucky enough to live in a small Maine town, what Vacationland is, spread out rural communities, it is like one big family. All crowded into one house. Not always happy. Lots of wide open space outside. Special considerations on the inside for cramped quarters and everyone knows your business. Or thinks they […]

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Maine, All That Glitters Is Not Gold.

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When you live in a small Maine town, you learn to appreciate the little things more. And besides being some kind of glad traffic, crime, gangs are nil, the list of what rises to the top of extra special starts with the people. The local population is small in any of Maine’s 108 small towns. […]

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