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Ice Festival Coming to Lewiston Feb. 22-24

A new event is coming next month to Lewiston. An Ice Festival will be held at Fountain Park in Lewiston on February 22nd, 23rd and 24th. The festival will feature three ice bars, plenty of food, live music and a 8-foot-tall Sasquatch ice sculpture!

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Winter Words of Wisdom from Renee

Ugh. Winter in Maine is not my favorite time of the year. I am not a big fan of the cold or the snow. Why do I live here? The rest of the year is darn nice.  So, as I was standing in out in the cold at the Augusta Dog Park (Yeah, I hate the cold, but I will stand out in it for my fur-baby!) it dawned on me I have a short list in the last couple of years that have made winter much more manageable for me.

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‘Let’s Go! Winter Carnival’ in Waterville Saturday, February 2nd

Winter in Maine, you either love it or deal with it. Winter lovers will have a blast on Saturday, February 2nd with the 4th annual Let's Go! Winter Carnival at the Quarry Road Recreation Area in Waterville.

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Photo By Andy Capwell

Remove Snow From Your Roof: ‘For Safety Sake’

We are in the heart of winter in central Maine. This week is bringing the coldest temperatures of the year with a couple chances for more snow. Winter weather brings a wide array of issues to deal with. Icy roads and sidewalks, shoveling our driveways, winterizing your car and high fuels costs. One less conspicuous dangers of winter is snow building up the roof of your home.

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Dog Sled Rides At Viles Arboretum In Augusta

When you think dog sledding, you probably think of Alaska or maybe Aroostook County. However, you and your family can experience dog sledding right here in Augusta on Sunday, January 27th at the Viles Arboretum on Hospital Street in Augusta.

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10 Unusual Winter Activities You Might Not Know About

This winter, when the snow is piled high outside your doorway, or in the mountains nearby, you could head out into the cold and build a snowman or have an epic snowball fight. Those are some time-honored winter traditions, yet when the temperature drops, there’s so much more you can do.

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10 Dogs Who Aren’t Happy About the Snow

Snow is one of the greatest inventions of good ol' Mother Nature. Sure it can be a pain sometimes, but the stuff is also really cool! Take making awesome snowmen, for example. Can you do that with rain? Wind? Sunshine? No, because snow rules.

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Snowy Start to Winter in Central Maine

Last year was not a banner year for snow lovers in Maine. This winter, which is only 9 days old so far, has dumped another 6 to 8 inches of snow in central Maine. That follows the 10 inches of snow we received on Thursday.

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Watch Sharky, The Break-Dancing Hockey Mascot, Bust Some Sick Moves

Just when you thought you'd seen every awesome sports mascot ever, allow us present the Deutsche Eishockey Liga mascot, "Sharky."

Sharky is the official mascot of the Kölner Haie (Cologne Sharks), and he just might be the best break-dancing giant shark we've ever seen

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Make Something Great With Snow!

Snow is coming! Snow is coming!! Did you hear?? SNOW IS COMING!!!

Get ready, kids, for the chance of a lifetime!! You, that's right, YOU could actually go outside and PLAY!  And when you have the opportunity to make a snowman. Don't make just any old snowman...USE YOUR IMAGINATION!

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