Extreme High Tide

3/3/2018 Yesterday at the South Freeport Town Wharf the tide peaked higher than most of us living nearby have ever witnessed. John Brewer, a marina owner keeping a watchful eye on his domain, told me he could only remember once, a very long time ago, seeing the water so high. The nor’easter was blowing 40…

Snowy Morning in Freeport

Charlie Lopresti, our local meteorologist on WGME in Portland, told us this was going to happen but heck, we don’t always believe him. But Monday morning arrived with a load of wet snow and a reminder that winter still has a way to go. I went out and grabbed some photos suspecting this might change…

Digging Out

Monday, 2/13/17, winter storm Orson blew into New England. Here in Freeport, Maine it dropped about a foot and a half of snow. Other places may have received up to 3 feet but it’s a little hard to tell from the news because the meteorologists get so excited about extreme weather. No matter how deep…

Winter Storm

12/30/2016 – Last night it was raining when we headed for bed but at some point during the night the temperature dropped; it started snowing; and the very wet snow froze to the tree branches and started accumulating. Around Freeport I think we only had about 8 inches or so but other places hit the…