The treehouse is long gone, however, a 164-acre preserve being created by the Kennebec Conservation Trust (KCT) promises to revive Howard Hill as an urban wilderness retreat.
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!
Rooted in the counterculture of the 1970s, Johnny’s Selected Seeds is flourishing with the locavore movement.
A nontraditional farmhouse pays homage to the past, but is designed for today.
Why, yes, as a matter of fact, Tom and Peggy Hamilton do.
Anne and Matt Ware find a longed-for Currier & Ives lifestyle in Durham.
Inspired by a 19th-century carriage house, a Boothbay Harbor couple builds the home of their dreams.
A South Portland architect builds a mod dream home that feels anything but sterile.
Using bright paint, antiques, and curiosities, sculptor Dan Dowd transforms an awkward building into a stylish home.
A colorful Cumberland cottage invites all who visit to relax and play.
A Jefferson garden grows — and grows — with contributions from friends and relatives.
Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.