A brutal winter tests an icebound scientist’s survival skills — and her capacity for solitude.
“By late February , these guys were ready for a little extra money, and bored enough to risk trying something a little different.”
As the set-in-Maine Tumbledown hits theaters, filmmakers and others wonder, should Maine be enticing more Hollywood hotshots?
Big blizzards have a way of getting bigger in the telling. Maybe it’s because they reassure us that we are not alone.
Shopping for a woodstove recently, we flipped through the catalog of Norwegian stove maker Jøtul, finding more than half of the 18 featured stoves and fireplace inserts bore Maine place names.
From the article “Maine’s Flying Wardens” by Lew Dietz in our Winter 1955 edition.
A storytelling scene grows in Lewiston at The Corner.
Each month, editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from November.
We looked back on the shots that made our pages pop in 2015 and picked the 10 that left the biggest impression on us.
From true crime to profile to reporting on challenging issues, Down East‘s editors pick our five favorite feature stories from 2015.
Bill Duggan’s film-buff legacy — all 18,000 titles — lives on at the Portland Public Library.
Rising early one morning, a veteran of many Maine winters witnesses an evanescent phenomenon he’s never seen before — or since.