In February, we treasure every extra minute of daylight. Photos by Paul Cyr and Susan Cole Kelly
Maine and the world’s largest land mammal seem an unlikely pair, but the two share a long, curious history. By Amy Sutherland
Every February, Bridgton plays host to the Four Square World Championships and its colorful cast of characters. By Will Bleakley
The Ice Age
Cutting and storing ice for refrigeration, once a lucrative Maine industry, lives on at a few remote sporting camps. By Paul J. Fournier
Where in Maine?
Can you identify this frosted lobsterman’s shack?
Down East comes to the iPad.
What’s your antidote to cabin fever?
R.I.P Maine’s Independent Cinemas?
The conversion to digital threatens Maine’s downtown movie theaters.
What’s in a Picture?
A young scholar of history has collected personal stories of World War II soldiers.
Three friends build an unconventional triple-decker on Portland’s Munjoy Hill.
Marijuana in Maine
Last year, voters in Colorado and Washington legalized the recreational use of pot. Will Maine be the next state to follow suit? By Jeff Clark
Traditional, Simple, and Warm
Robin Hansen’s Lithuanian Ribby Knit mittens are the perfect cure for the Maine cold.
The Winning Hand
A Moosehead Lake poker run is the way life should be in winter.
Letters to the editor
Mountaintop Dining at Sugarloaf
A gruesome tale of survival and cannibalism still fascinates after three hundred years.
Go here. Do this. See that.
From Our Archives: Winter 1955
A Look Back at Down East Fifty-Eight Years Ago