After six days in the Maine wilderness, our crew emerged with this stunning video footage, and later put together a rich account of the trip (includes bonus pics).
We sent our man on a quixotic quest for glory at four classic Maine summer festivals.
Farming isn’t making a comeback on Whitefield’s Townhouse Road. It never went away.
Three decades ago, Maine’s loon population was in freefall. Now the birds are doing so well that we’re about to start exporting them.
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.
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!
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.
A brutal winter tests an icebound scientist’s survival skills — and her capacity for solitude.
Cold air flowing over a warmer sea gives rise to Maine’s rarest — and most beautiful — type of fog. By Kim Ridley ’ve…
From true crime to profile to reporting on challenging issues, Down East‘s editors pick our five favorite feature stories from 2015.
A treatise (with gunplay) on “the two Maines,” peace on Earth, and good will towards Ben.
You think Santa’s busy? Meet Jim and Teresa England, who coax trains, trucks, and airplanes out of blocks of wood.