Down East & Acadia
These 10 Maine towns - arguably the most pet-friendly in the state - really do treat Rex like royalty.
Submitted by Down East on Fri, 07/27/2007 - 6:44am.
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are famously (or infamously) un-air-conditioned which makes weather like we've been having a true test of character. Most Mainers are ill-adapted to the heat. Certainly I am.
Air-conditioning as a way of life is a genuinely alien concept in the Pine Tree State, or at least it used to be. When I think back to my childhood and visiting my friends houses, I can recall only one who had AC. My parents did not own air-conditioned cars until the past decade or so,
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