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Aurora Borealis – Acadia

The aurora borealis over Jordan Pond in Acadia National Park. The northern lights activity occurred around 11 p.m. on Friday, July 10. Photographed by…


Your Maine – July 2015

Each month we ask readers to share a piece of “Your Maine” with us, a reflection on the place we all love. This month we asked, “What’s your best memory of a Maine lake?” Read on to see some of our favorite responses.


Where in Maine Flyover

Maine’s only freshwater, landlocked lighthouse plays sentinel to one of the state’s longest lakes, bordering five towns over nine miles.



“Jordan Pond and the Bubbles at twilight on Saturday, June 13, 2015. All was still except for the fireflies. Peace.” Photo by Nancy Greindl….

Down East Cover, July 2015

July 2015

On newsstands: Our handy, savvy, witty guide to our favorite Maine everything. Plus: Our readers weigh in with their own picks on food, travel, entertainment, the arts, and more. The only list you need for a smashing Maine summer.


Maine Calendar

What to do in Maine? See our July 2015 calendar of events, for the best of Maine travel, food, culture, and homes & gardens.