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- 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
- Features -
Marshall Island's MomentA 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.
Accepting the ChallengeWhether he's coaxing a finicky plant to bloom or climbing yet another mountain, a Belfast man is intent on exploring new realms. By Rebecca Martin Evarts.
MoonstruckEver 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.
The Humiliation of Owen BrewsterThe senator from Maine was stunned when aviation tycoon Howard Hughes turned the tables on his congressional investigation. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Elegance AlfrescoFor caterer extraordinaire Stacey Glassman, the secret to creating memorable occasions in sunny meadows and moonlit backyards is all in the details. By Michaela Cavallaro.
Reclaiming Waterfront AccessUp and down the coast, communities are using a little-known state program to find and re-establish public rights-of-way to the shore. By Nancy Comiskey.
Where in Maine?This ghost of a grand hotel is now a landmark in a well-known resort community. Can you identify it?
At Home in a BoathouseA former Coast Guard coaling station on Little Diamond Island has been converted into a sunny guesthouse. By Patrick McManus.
The Man Who Invented MonheganAccording to a huge new show in Portland, Rockwell Kent was the first of the great twentieth-century artists to capture the island in oils. By John Hadley.
- Departments -
North by East
Everything Is SatisfactualOpinions and advisories from the length and breadth of Maine regarding a unique problem in Greenwood, a singular landmark in Westbrook, and a very curious phenomenon in Bangor.
The Talk of Maine
Silent SchoolsWhether we like it or not, shrinking student enrollments will change the way small-town Maine educates its kids. By Jeff Clark.
The Maine Viewpoint
Equal Rights at LastWithout undue fanfare, the governor and legislature have finally righted an embarrassing wrong, as an editorial from Brunswick's Times Record explains. Plus opinions on an absurd obstacle to extending Bar Harbor's Shore Path and a ludicrous notion for balancing the state budget.
Attean AdventureA wild pond near the Quebec border offers privacy to intrepid paddlers. Also, a garden tour in the Forest City, a sushi restaurant in salty Rockland, a sporting event for amateur Maine Olympians, and a walking tour of Belfast that's apt to make a historian out of you. By Andrew Vietze.
Dining Down East
Francine, CamdenCozy sophistication is the house specialty of this unassuming little bistro. By Brooke Dojny.
Down East Bookshelf
No Place for a WomanHelen Hamlin's classic memoir of life in the Maine wilderness is back in print. By Andrew Vietze.
Calendar of Events
June HighlightsGarden tours, music festivals, and summer stock are all on the calendar this month.
What's in a Picture?
Family BusinessFamily bonds can be as strong as good, handmade furniture, as this early occupational portrait from Norway suggests. By Joshua F. Moore.
Environmental ConcordFor some reason no flowers will deign to blossom on my island - with two exceptions. By Caskie Stinnett.