How To Hire a Contractor
Here are ten tips on finding the right person for your own Maine makeover.
On the Rocks
A Maine quarry enjoys a second act, thanks to one determined gardener.
- Photography by: Lynn Karlin
Going to Extremes
For one Georgetown couple, the best way to preserve their seaside dream home was in pieces.
- By: Rebecca Martin Evarts
- Photography by: Brian Vanden Brink
Portland's Big Boom
The biggest wave of development in years is about to hit the city's East End between the Old Port and Munjoy Hill.
Breaking All the Rules
Portland designer Angela Adams has hit the big time by following her own eccentric muse.
- Photography by: Carl D. Walsh
Famed for its beach, this picturesque piece of the Maine coast is awash with controversy.
Three outdated buildings have found new lives at the hands of some ingenious Maine renovators.
Features 42 Going to Extremes For one Georgetown couple, the best way to preserve their seaside dream home was in pieces. By Rebecca Martin Evarts. 48 Radical Transformations Three outdated buildings have found new lives at the hands of some ingenious Maine renovators. By Joshua F. Moore. 52 How to Hire
Two Maines in Winter Up in the County, three feet of snow is just another flurry. The forecast here on the coast a few weeks ago called for two to three inches of snow overnight capped with a chance of rain. Observers could be excused for wondering if someone had just announced the apocalypse. The school
Should Mainers worry that the state is becoming a dumping ground for out-of-state waste?
Best Photography For this Down East subscriber who lives out of state and generally has to picture Maine's photogenic landscape through his own mental snapshots, your January "Best Maine Photography" issue reminded me what my eyes have been missing since leaving Maine some fourteen years ago. I am a
It?s not too early to begin planning your child?s summer in Maine.
Home Sweet Homicide
The latest whodunit from an Eastport author combines home repair and a coven of witches.
Tinkering isn?t enough to fix what?s wrong in Maine?s schools.
The mad geniuses behind Caf? Miranda and Borealis Breads team up to make pies.
Fear of Old Houses
My father was not only unafraid of old homes, he embraced them.
Beale Street Barbeque
Ten years ago, Michael Quigg gambled that Mainers would embrace BBQ. He was right.
A flower show and a film festival foretell the return of spring to Maine.
Mining put the North Woods town of Monson on the map - in more ways than one.