I was born & raised in Maine. My husband as well. We have lived here, married, for the past 17 years. Maine is a beautiful state, with 5 seasons. Mud season, being the fifth.
Housing seems reasonable, a 3 bedroom home, in a town, should cost 140,000 approx.Crime is low, as many people do not lock their cars, etc. Many retired people here, until winter, which seems to last from December to April. Not much to do here, most cities are at least a 30-45 minute drive away. And only Portland & Bangor have a mall in the entire state. You cannot seem to get a job that pays more than 11 dollars an hour. Hard to make a living. Property taxes are high. Most stores close down Columbus day and open again Memorial Day. But, on the flip side, you can ususally get lobsters pretty reasonable...not at arestaurant Read More