Edmund S. Muskie is the recipient of the thirtieth annual Down East Environmental Award.
Exploring Moose Point State Park.
Richard Russo: On Memory
In this exclusive essay and an excerpt from a new book, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author writes about life, death, and hospice.
Richard Grant explores a Maine spring.
In the imagination of artist, yacht designer, and composer Imero Gobbato, Maine merges with myth.
We all know that Maine is a big state, 33,215 square miles big to be exact. And we all appreciate the range of great food available. The challenge is actually finding it without blowing your wallet on a quest to eat your way across the state. So how do you discover Maine's hidden culinary hotspots? Our solution: go straight to the source. We queried dozens of Maine's acknowledged food experts - the chefs, market owners, specialty food purveyors, food writers, and other culinary icons - with a simple question: Where are you yourself eating now?
Against all odds, Maine's "greatest house" celebrates its one hundred and fiftieth birthday this month.
Musings from Maine
Down East's editors discuss feral felines, a big screen in the North Woods, and more.
Readers respond to Where in Maine and other articles.
Editor-in-Chief Paul Doiron presents the 2008 Down East Environmental Award to the late Edmund S. Muskie.
Merrymeeting Fields Preserve, Oyster Creek Mushrooms, and Slam Poetry are just a few ways to enjoy Maine this month.
Authors Elizabeth Strout and Jason Brown explore fictional Maine communities in their new books.
Activities, shops, and eateries in Biddeford.
Editorial opinions from across Maine.
Bitter About Litter
Al Diamon picks up trash and learns a lot about Maine culture.
Will the Portland Fish Exchange get whacked?
Since 1813 this school has earned a reputation for academic rigor and free thinking.
Maine's agricultural purity was at stake for this turn-of-the-century chemist in Orono.
The Azure Cafe's eclectic menu satisfies shoppers - and locals - all year long.