From small-town beginnings in Maine, Samantha Appleton has become one of the world's foremost crisis photographers.
A Down East humor classic celebrates its golden anniversary.
An excerpt from A Passion for Sea Glass by C.S. Lambert.
Spend a day in Bowdoinham, and you might think you've wandered into Maine's creative epicenter.
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What's So Funny About Maine?
If you want laughs, you've come to the right place. Maine has developed a distinctive brand of humor that's as much a part of the state's identity as Bean boots and lobster bibs.
25 Things Every Mainer Should Know
We admit it. We dozed a bit through Civics class. For those who did likewise we offer this brush-up on essential knowledge about the Pine Tree State.
Down East's editors discuss Maine wolves, free muffins, Daggett Rock, and more.
What mischief has Seth Carey wrought?
Readers respond to "Where in Maine?" and other articles.
Editor in Chief Paul Doiron takes a look at two legends of Maine humor.
A guide to the trees of Maine.
Events not to miss in the month of November.
Editorial opinions from across the state.
Acclaimed authors descend on the midcoast each November for the Maine Literary Festival.
Cooking classes come to Stonewall Kitchen headquarters.
A neglected family cemetery in Arrowsic has brought out my inner sleuth.
This revered section of the Appalachian Trail looms large over the gold course below.
- Photography by: Alan Lavallee
A surgery in Portland was a surprisingly messy affair more than a century ago.
Traditional Roman fare makes its way to Hammond Street.