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Family Trees

We asked readers and friends to share their traditions and stories about going out each winter in search of that perfect tree. Here are a few of our favorite responses, from across the generations.

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Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from October’s, Cadillac Mountain picture.

Sagadahoc County bridge

Sagadahoc County Bridge

By Benjamin Benoit The Sagadahoc County bridge crosses the Kennebec River in Bath. In the distance is the old Carlton Bridge. It’s 88 years…

Maine, Thanksgiving, Wine

The Best Thanksgiving Wines

Choosing Thanksgiving wines that will complement the food and please everyone can be tricky, says Back Bay Grill general manager Adrian Stratton. A good rule of thumb is to look for wines that balance acidity with big fruit flavor. Here are some of his favorites.

Down East Magazine

November 2015

The November issue of Down East is now available. See 10 Ultimate Maine Thanksgiving Recipes, plus the ancient art of gleaning, a Rockport restaurant tell-all, Maine made must-haves, and more!



I have been taking photos of this old building for many years. Each year I wonder, will it make it through another Maine winter?…