Last March, Edgecomb teacher Nancie Atwell won a million dollars for banning tests and letting students pick their own reading material. Then she gave it all away.
You can tell a lot about a Mainer by how she chooses to get down a snow-covered hill.
Read on to explore the sixteen idyllic burgs that made it into this year’s tournament — and discover the quintessential Maine mountain town that came out on top!
Random Ideas, a rock band formed by teenage triplets, wins over skeptics one power chord at a time.
It’s the season for finding reasons to remain indoors and stationary, but one bold Mainer will no longer be deterred. (Or will he?)
In January, GQ magazine correspondent and Colby College grad Drew Magary published a post entitled “Maine: Do We Need It?” Since one good satire deserves another, here’s our response.
To paraphrase Thomas Wolfe, you can’t go to the Old Port again. Or can you? Author Suzanne Strempek Shea revisits the Portland she once knew.
Down East is seeking four community driven, talented Maine artists to highlight in 2016 and feature at our Art of Giving Gala.
From the article “Hunting in Wildcat Country” by Arthur C. Rogers in our Winter 1960 issue.
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?