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No Joke: April Fools’ Day Storm Headed for Maine

It's not a joke... according to local meteorologists, southern Maine could find itself under another pile of snow, 11 days after the official start of spring.

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How to Dispose of Paint in Maine

 

Now that spring is here it’s time to get some of those things on your ‘honey do list’ done. Spring and summer are the most popular time to paint in Maine and Maine environmental officials would like you to do three things when you buy paint.

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Maine Memes
Maine Memes

Springtime in Maine = Spring Maine Memes!

Here are the funniest ones!

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Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images
Jeff J Mitchell, Getty Images

Spring is the Season for the Sweet Smell of Skunk

 

You may have noticed, like I have, the sweet smell of skunk in the air.  Can there be a worse smell in all of nature? This is season in Maine for skunks to be on the prowl. During late winter they mate and by April or May they are caring for their young and looking for food.

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chocolate Easter Bunny
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February Snow Moon and Other Events in March

The moon was really bright this morning, Monday, February 22, because it is a full moon. In February, the traditional name of the full moon is Snow moon or Full moon.

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Jeff Swensen, Getty Images
Jeff Swensen, Getty Images

It Must Be Spring!

It’s spring! Doesn’t feel like it with the cold and wind but looking at the calendar, it is. Some signs of spring, my left eye and nostril are running with my spring allergies, so it must be spring.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Events Coming in March

There are a couple of events coming right up for us on the calendar in March. This Sunday, March 8th is Day Light Savings Time. It’s when we spring forward, so you move the clocks ahead an hour.

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Which Bird Do YOU Hear Singing? Listen Here!

You wake up in the morning and you hear a bird singing.

Is it a robin? A chickadee? A starling?

Can't figure it out? B98.5 can help you!

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Gifford's Ice Cream
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Gifford’s Giving Away Free Ice Cream TONIGHT!

YAY!!  It MUST mean Spring is coming soon!

Gifford's in Auburn, Bangor, Farmington, Skowhegan and Waterville is giving away a FREE small cone between 6-8pm.

Bring the family but, remember, there are LOTS of people who are going to go. So PLEASE be patient!

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Do You Smell Skunk? YUP! Spring is Right Around the Corner!

It happened to me yesterday morning at 4am.

*sniff sniff*

Dang! They're back!

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