The Matinicus Experiment
It’s hard to get to Maine’s most remote island, and harder still to make sense of it.
- By: Max Alexander
My Big Fat Bean Hole Dinner
My foray into a North Woods food tradition did not go as planned.
- By: Amy Sutherland
Meet Diver Ed
Diver Ed entertains kids off the shore of Bar Harbor.
- By: Andrew Vietze
Park Yourself Here
How one Camden hotel owner turned premium parking into a gorgeous garden.
- By: Kathleen Fleury
Rogues, Rascals, & Villains
Presenting a dirty dozen of Maine’s most loathsome – from itinerant ax murderers to homegrown Nazis.
- By: Edgar Allen Beem
The 7 Wonders of Maine
Down East readers choose Maine’s seven wonders.
Made of Memories
For one family, a Southport camp represents the essence of summer.
- By: Bruce D. Snider
Henry Knox: Hero or Scoundrel?
The truth about Maine’s “founding father” is that he might have been both.
- By: Colin Woodard
In Search of Safe
The Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals has cared for more than a thousand animals since the late 1970s.
- By: Cynthia Anderson
Recognize these lovely links?
Come tee off here, at what is reputedly the second oldest golf course in New England.
Musings From Maine
Down East’s editors discuss Maine’s sawdust shortage, Popham Beach’s makeover, and more.
Lou Dobbs would hate Maine’s ho-hum approach to “illegals.”
- By: Jeff Clark
Letters to the Editor
Readers respond to “Where in Maine?” and other articles.
Editor-in-Chief Paul Doiron reflects on vacationing close to home.
- By: Paul Doiron
Peter Zinn welcomes an old friend from Italy.
August Editors’ Picks
A festival to Celebrate Maine and one in honor of the blueberry are special events not to miss in Maine this August.
This summer, pick up a copy of Greetings from Area Code 207.
The Skull Beneath the Skin
Roxana Robinson’s beautiful and terrifying new novel tears apart one Maine family’s secrets.
- By: Elizabeth Hand
The Maine Viewpoint
Editorial opinions from across Maine.
Before William Wegman there was Harry L. Plummer and Jennie Flagg in the Lewiston Evening Journal.
- By: Joshua F. Moore
Seafood with a View
Stripers serves up fresh fish from its scenic perch in Kennebunkport.
- By: Kathy Gunst
Tea for High Temps
Try some tea and honey in August, but make sure it’s the frozen kind.