Category Archives: Weather

Heavy surf on Mount Desert Island

When I was younger, I used to go out to Baker Island with my family in the summer to hike across the island and to see the waves pounding against the “dance floor,” as the southern-facing beach comprised of jumbled boulders is known. I remember going out on the rocks near the crashing surf so I […]

Snowpack may delay spring openings in Acadia

Acadia National Park photo. Heavy snowfall in most of Maine this winter, especially along the coast, may result in delayed openings this spring at Acadia National Park, according to park officials. The park is open year-round, but most facilities and roads are closed in late fall and reopen in April. People can drive along the Ocean Drive section of […]

Instagramming the winter of 2015

In the two decades I’ve lived in Maine year round, I’ve never experienced a winter like this one. Snow, snow and more snow. The dug trenches in my front yard that connect the house to the driveway and street rise over my three year-old daughter’s head. My arms and back ache. The scoop on my snow […]

Month-long snow record set in Bangor

If ever there is a New England Weather Hall of Fame, the Winter of 2015 will undoubtedly be an early inductee. Snowfall records already have been set in this month in Boston and in Eastport, and now – after tying a 46-year-old record on Feb. 9 – Bangor has been added to the list of most-evers. […]