Accepting the Challenge
Whether he?s coaxing a finicky plant to bloom or climbing yet another Maine mountain, a Belfast man keeps ...
- By: Rebecca Martin Evarts
Marshall Island's Moment
A gorgeous island off Mount Desert that almost became an exclusive gated community at sea has just been preserved in all its wildness.
For caterer extraordinaire Stacey Glassman, the secret to creating memorable occasions is all in the details.
Ever wonder why the things that go bump in the night at this time of the year usually turn out to be June bugs? Ken Textor tracked down the answer.
- Features - 58 Marshall Island's Moment A gorgeous island off Mount Desert that almost became an exclusive gated community at sea has just been preserved in all its wildness. By Jeff Clark. 64 Accepting the Challenge Whether he's coaxing a finicky plant to bloom or climbing yet another mountain, a Belfast
Letters to The Editor
Vacationland Bigotry As a collector of vintage Maine travel and tourism brochures, I enjoyed your April article "America's Summer Playground." I was struck, however, by your use of the term "refined vacationers" to describe the type of patron sought by (and drawn to) certain summer colonies. You may
At Home in a Boathouse
A former coaling station in Casco Bay has been converted into a sunny guesthouse.
The Man Who Invented Monhegan
Rockwell Kent was the first of the great twentieth-century artists to capture the island in oils.
Reclaiming Roads Not Taken
Up and down the coast, communities are using a little-known state program to find and re-establish public rights-of-way to the shore.
Where in Maine?
This ghost of a grand hotel is now a landmark in a resort community. Recognize it?
The Public Humiliation of Ralph Owen Brewster
The senator from Maine was stunned when aviation tycoon Howard Hughes turned the tables on his congressional investigation.
Everything is Satisfactual
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Shrinking student numbers will change the way small-town Maine educates its kids.
No Place for a Woman
Helen Hamlin?s classic memoir of life in the Maine wilderness is back in print.
Equal Rights at Last
Without undue fanfare, the governor and legislature finally righted an embarrassing wrong.
For some reason no flowers will deign to blossom on my island ? with two exceptions.
Cozy sophistication is the house specialty of this unassuming little bistro.
Garden tours, music festivals, and summer stock are all on the calendar this month.
Family bonds can be as strong as good, handmade furniture, as this early occupational portrait from Norway suggests.
A wild pond near the Quebec border offers privacy to intrepid paddlers.