New rebate could double EV drivers statewide NRCM News Release March 13, 2019 (AUGUSTA, ME) – Maine residents will soon have the opportunity to take advantage of expanded charging stations and a new rebate for the purchase of electric vehicles under a climate change initiative announced by Governor Janet Mills today. Funding for the rebate Read More
Many appliances use incredibly large amounts of energy even when they’re turned off. Unplug all appliances when not in use – and that includes the power strip, which also nibbles at your electricity budget. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Maine has public-health advisories against eating fish from 14 bodies of water contaminated with mercury. By Andrea Sears Public News Service News Story March 20, 2019 AUGUSTA, Maine – Do your job, protect our kids. That’s the message dozens of mothers from 15 states took to Washington, D.C., this week. The Environmental Protection Agency has Read More
I have been an animal- and nature-lover since I was a little girl. It comes as no surprise to those who know me to know how important the issue of protecting nature is to me. Living and working in beautiful, coastal Maine is a gift…one we all must not take for granted. Our restaurant is Read More
Typical American washing machines that load from the top can use as much as 45 gallons of water. A front-loading washing machine can use as little as 15 gallons of water per load. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Commissioners said they were not influenced by a complaint about a flier distributed by CMP in Farmington. by Rachel Ohm, Central Maine newspapers Portland Press Herald news story FARMINGTON — Franklin County commissioners voted to revoke support for a proposed transmission line through western Maine on Tuesday after expressing concerns over the permitting process for Read More
The seventh grade at Leonard Middle School in Old Town is gearing up and getting excited to launch our Nonpoint Source Pollution project on Pushaw Lake! With support from the Natural Resource Council of Maine, we were graciously awarded one of the grants through the Engaging Maine Middle School Students in Protecting the Nature of Read More
By methodically downsizing your life, you’ll be less likely to purchase nonessential items in the future, cutting down on waste and saving you money. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
At China Middle School, recycling has been a long standing tradition. It began over 15 years ago and the Jobs for Maine’s Graduates (JMG) program has been facilitating recycling since the inception. Each week JMG students travel around the school with a large recycling container to collect paper, magazines, cardboard and returnables. Over the past 15 Read More