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Old 11-06-2013, 09:18 AM
 
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i live in northern virginia and am looking at a permanent position in kennebunk, but want to figure out if it'd be worthwhile for me to really commit - if the social environment would make me miserable, for example, then i don't want to waste my time.

wherever i live needs to be within reach of a support network for transgender people and gay/q u e e r people. i'm not really worried about services for deaf people in maine because it seems like there's interpreting companies all over the state.

would living in kennebunk/kennebunkport or ogunquit be workable, do you think, or should i look at living in/near portland and commuting to kennebunk? it looks like avoiding toll roads would make that commute about an hour. are there other towns/cities you would recommend?

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Old 11-11-2013, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Central Maine
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Commuting in Maine is a part of life. We have a 35 minute drive one way to the chain grocery stores. This was very frustrating the first year or 2, now it's just the way it is.

I'd say try to make your commute on non major roads. The only problem with this is getting out in the winter after a snow storm, however aside from that the drives are awesome
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Old 11-13-2013, 08:34 AM
 
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thanks, inthetrees. it's like that where i've visited in new hampshire, but somehow it seemed like it might be different in a different state, haha.

what would you call an unreasonably long commute in maine?
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