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Where in Maine?

Can you name this charming town with expansive views? Read our hints and submit your answer. We’ll feature our favorite letter in an upcoming issue!

Aquaculture

Photographer Tristan Spinski took the photos that accompany Mary Pols’ story on Maine aquaculture, “Reaping What They Sow,” in our April/May 2017 issue. The…

Cabinmasters

Outtakes from Maine Cabin Masters, the DIY Channel reality show featuring Wayne-based builder Chase Morrill and his crack team of cabin rehabbers. 2 Seat…

Farm House

Futuristic Farm House

A classic Maine aesthetic meets efficient construction techniques and net-zero energy consumption in this gracious home, available as a building package from BrightBuilt Home.

Stranger-in-the-Woods

A Q&A with The Stranger in the Woods author Michael Finkel

For 27 years, Christopher Knight lived alone in a clandestine wooded camp in tiny Rome, undiscovered and unaided, breaking into camps to steal what he needed to survive. When he was finally captured and arrested in April 2013, the story of the North Pond Hermit made headlines worldwide. In our March 2017 issue, we excerpt Finkel’s fascinating new book, The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit.