In 1984, cocaine trafficking in Maine was considered an urban problem. But in the sticks of the midcoast, a loose cartel of freewheeling, twenty-something drug dealers was building an empire — until one of the state’s most elaborate and far-reaching undercover operations brought it all crashing down.
Much of Maine goes into hibernation in winter. Indeed, in some parts of the state, entire villages become virtual ghost towns. Not Fort Kent.
Islesford and Great Cranberry Island face the Atlantic — and the future — side by side. By Virginia M. Wright / Photographed by Douglas…
As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, we salute the state’s most breathtaking sights.
By offering do-it-yourselfers a chance to build their own boards using locally grown wood, Grain Surfboards in York has carved a niche in the surfing industry.
Ten miles out to sea, and 400 years after Captain John Smith landed on its shore, Monhegan Island remains a magical place for all.
There’s a little slice of heaven on Mooselookmeguntic Lake — and it doesn’t have showers.
Authentic Maine design is not one style but many. What they all have in common is a strong sense of place.
A six-year-old Amish community works together to survive.
Exploring the lives of Mainers who go to work after the sun goes down.
One of the most ambitious river restorations ever undertaken in the United States is happening on the Penobscot River.
Refined John Conte is not, but Maine’s most temperamental, uh, chef knows a thing or two about seafood and pasta.