A Healing Garden
A doctor's Boothbay garden - inspired by her travels around the world - became her own best therapy.
- Photography by: Brian Vanden Brink
Flavors of Maine
A flavorful new cookbook proclaims we are living in the Golden Age of Maine food.
Islesboro might just be Maine's most exclusive island. Whether that's a good or a bad thing is open for debate.
- Photography by: Todd Caverly
What's Down There?
It is Maine's deepest lake. It is a favorite destination of both summer vacationers and winter sportsmen. It supplies all of Portland's water. It is the final resting place of two British fighter pilots. It is over three hundred feet deep in spots. It is the source of a dispute involving Maine property
- Photography by: Dean Abramson
You could be. More mariners are discovering that the rental yachts in Maine's bareboat charter fleet are a great way to explore the state's legendary coastline.
- Photography by: Alison Langley
A new Kenneth Roberts manuscript comes to light.
The Missingest Man in America
Do the clues to Judge Crater's mysterious disappearance lie in Belgrade?
Features The Colony Islesboro might just be Maine's most exclusive island. Whether that's a good or a bad thing is open for debate. By Virginia Wright Found! A new Kenneth Roberts manuscript comes to light. By Wayne Curtis Furor in the Forest Plum Creek is proposing the largest development in Maine history
Where in Maine?
SOS. In this case the old distress signal would mean Save Our Station. The irony of the situation here is hard to miss — lifesaving stations like this one, which once protected dangerous stretches of coastline from Kittery to Calais, rescuing boats and sailors from the maw of the sea, are now themselves
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Only in Maine have towns banded together to oppose the world's largest retailer.
Letters to the Editor
Where in Maine? Sshhhhhhh. It's a secret. Peaks-Kenny State Park, the subject of your June mystery photograph, is on the shore of beautiful Sebec Lake in Dover-Foxcroft. Borestone Mountain looks down over it. My brother was one of the first lifeguards there, and in the fifties and sixties my family used
You know it's summer in Rockland when the first Winnebago sets up camp in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Happy campers presumably make for happy shoppers, which is why the world's largest retailer permits RVs to bivouac outside its stores. I was unaware of this phenomenon until one morning when I drove past
There's just one thing wrong with summer in Maine: it's too short. Most Mainers know how to make the most of their every waking moment during the summer months, but for those who find themselves with a free moment (or fifty) we've created the ultimate summer to-do list. Whether you're hoping to discover
Notes from the Fields
I farm in revolt against the grocery store, where checkout clerks don't know what parsley is.
Good-bye, Public Market
The indoor bazaar was a money-loser since Day One.
Celebrating 200 Years of Printmaking in Maine
August 2006 through March 2007
Plum Creek is proposing the largest development in Maine history around Moosehead Lake. Is this the end of the North Woods or its economic salvation? Either way northern Maine will never be the same.
- Photography by: David A. Rodgers
Your monthly guide to enjoying life in the Pine Tree state
Cash and Carry
Houlton farmers helped airmen walk the lines of neutrality shortly before World War II.