How Maine ended up with its oddball system for picking a president — and why that system is better than the way 48 other states do it.
Hundreds of military planes crashed in Maine during World War II, including 48 that resulted in fatalities. Wreckage is still scattered in the North Woods, on mountain slopes and lake bottoms, and off the coast. Aviation archaeologist Peter Noddin is on a mission to document the site of each crash — and to honor those who died.
It’s the 200th anniversary of Maine’s epically cold “year without a summer.”
Fifty years ago, the “phantom punch” gave Lewiston a black eye. How boxing’s most infamous fight inspired a Portland trainer’s hall-of-fame career.
With ’Skeeter Skidaddler, Allen Pollock has reimagined insect repellent as an attractive natural fragrance.
Stonewall Kitchen’s new CEO has embraced the company’s festive culture.
When it comes to football, Biddeford High School is no longer in neighboring Thornton Academy’s league, literally or figuratively. Thus ends “The Battle of the Bridge,” a spirited rivalry between Biddeford and Saco that dated to 1893. And there’s no question which of the two former mill towns feels the loss more acutely.
Is Lewiston’s Hotel Crypt a trick or a treat?
A flurry of development in the Kennebunks has prompted a philosophical tug-of-war about the towns’ identities.
Vintage baseball might resemble a Colonial Williamsburg reenactment, but it’s a real sport, with real rules and regulations. Meet Maine’s Dirigo Vintage Base Ball Club.
Could seaweed be the next lobster? A look at Maine’s (surprisingly tasty) algal bounty.
A way to open up the electoral process? A panacea for Maine’s election ills? A shell game? Rob Sneddon explores Maine’s likely next ballot initiative.