From “On Damariscotta Lake,” in the June 1984 issue. 33 years later, families still take to the water to fish, paddle, or simply splash with the kids.
We live in one of the least homicidal, most neighborly places in the country. Why has crime fiction become our de facto state literary genre?
Bob Trapani Jr. carries the torch for Maine’s beloved-but-antiquated seaside beacons in the GPS era.
In their heyday, dozens of steamboats plied Maine’s largest lake. Soon, though, the Great Depression and the age of the automobile took their tolls, and as steamboats grew obsolete, they were scuttled or simply allowed to sink at mooring.
Tofu is a passion product for the couple behind Maine’s only commercial soy beanery.
A clubhouse on the banks of the Penobscot River recalls the days when salmon — presidential or otherwise — were plentiful.
A sudden paucity of waitstaff, hosts, and housekeepers has Maine’s hospitality industry feeling the heat this year.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
As the game-changing Land for Maine’s Future program observes its 30th anniversary, the state’s land conservation scene is at a crossroads.
From “Machias River Log Drive,” in our May 1971 issue. A couple of months after this article was published, the Maine State Legislature passed a law to end log drives for good.
With Disgraced, Portland Stage dives into an escalating national debate over religion, ethnicity, and American identity.
In 2009, after years of dam removals and fishway constructions, alewives swam through Benton en masse for the first time in two centuries.