Features

Portland-Fire

The Destroyer

In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Andrew Vietze revisits the harrowing night, 150 years ago this month, that left half of Portland in ashes.

Stranded, Diane Cowan, Down East Magazine

Stranded

A brutal winter tests an icebound scientist’s survival skills — and her capacity for solitude.

Sea Smoke, Owls Head Harbor, Maine

Smoke on the Water

Cold air flowing over a warmer sea gives rise to Maine’s rarest — and most beautiful — type of fog. By Kim Ridley ’ve…