Mister Quick Jaws
Why did the snapping turtle cross the road? Scientists can't rightly say.
Forgotten by history, neglected by the state, beautiful Swan Island in the Kennebec faces an uncertain future.
- Photography by: Kevin Shields
Give My Regards to Berwick
The Hackmatack Playhouse, Maine's most organic summer theater, specializes in homegrown talent.
What a Ride!
For thousands of cyclists and volunteers, the annual Trek Across Maine is more than just a worthy fundraiser - it's a three-day traveling party.
- Photography by: Randy Ury
In the Shadow of the Border
For people living in the St. John Valley, the war on terror has had an unexpected casualty - their traditional way of life.
- Photography by: David A. Rodgers
Maine's new poet laureate, Betsy Sholl, finds poetry in the most unlikely places.
- Photography by: Russell Kaye
Native Maine plants liven up landscapes that have grown a little too tame.
Features In the Shadow of the Border For people living in the St. John Valley, the war on terror has had an unexpected casualty — their traditional way of life. By Virginia Wright Grow Wild Native Maine plants liven up landscapes that have grown a little too tame. By Kim Ridley What a Ride! For
Where in Maine?
A June day at this central Maine state park looks so inviting that you want to swim all the way to the mountains in the distance. Better to wait until a lifeguard is on duty, though, and the cool waters warm a bit. This photograph doesn't lie — the lake is a picture-perfect one, located about ten
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
A plan to register every farm animal in the state has farmers seeing red.
Letters to the Editor
The Empire Strikes Back
My great uncle was the parish priest in St. Agatha, up near Madawaska and the Canadian border. His name — I kid you not — was Father Romeo Doiron. My family is of Acadian descent, having migrated a century ago from New Brunswick to work in the shoe factories and textile mills of southern
Guide to Maine Antiques
From the earliest cartographers who tried to make sense of Maine's vast wilderness and jagged coastline to printmakers such as Winslow Homer and Currier & Ives, the Pine Tree State has provided the source material for printed matter since Mr. Gutenberg's
Maine Sunday Telegram, Portland The recent news that Georgia-Pacific was closing its mill in Old Town had been expected for months. But that doesn't make it hurt any less. The announcement sent another shiver of uncertainty across a region reeling from years of upheaval in the paper industry. Should
The French Connection
Portland's Mims serves brasserie-style food with a local flair.
Breakfast isn't the biggest challenge in opening a Down East B-and-B.
Eye of the Beholder
In 1937 a photographer in York Harbor paid tribute to the big business of beauty.
Conference Bird on a Wire More like lots of birds. Novice and experienced birders alike can look for any number of species, ranging from American bittern to yellow-bellied flycatcher to arctic terns, on the field trips that make up much of the American Birding Association's annual conference, held this