Hurricane Noel (pronounced Noll), by the time it reached The Maine land.*
Noel is basically nothing to Mainers. Need I remind you? brackish waters here.
*According to some historians Maine was named by sailors and fisherman off the coast hundreds of years ago. The sailors would refer to Maine in their manuscripts as 'The Maineland,' and on second reference often just 'Maine,' or 'The Maine.'
Canada is where we get our oil from here in Maine. Irving gas stations. Irving is based out of New Brunswick (I think). Irving is also where the Kennebec Journal gets its coffee. Well, sometimes it is brewed in-house or purchased at Tim's aka Tim Horton's. (Also of Canada.) ...