Skijoring is a thrill for skiers and spectators alike.
- Photography by: Alan Lavallee
These fifteen dishes will send you outdoors with a full belly and a big smile.
Handicapped skiers end up the big winners when firefighters compete in one of Maine’s most hilarious winter contests.
- Photography by: Herb Swanson
This month, 120 million people are tuning their TVs to the Biathlon World Cup in Aroostook County.
- Photography by: Dennis Welsh
A quiet river valley serves as the gateway to Saddleback and the Rangeley region. Most travelers pass through without stopping, but the historic villages along the Sandy River have their own unique stories worth hearing.
- Photography by: Dean Abramson
If you don’t think curling is a “real sport,” you should meet the die-hard skips and sweepers at Maine’s one and only Belfast Curling Club.
- Photography by: Amy Wilton
You never know when — or where — you’ll meet your future spouse.
A new book describes how Maine’s flora and fauna adapt to our changing seasons. Here’s the story of how three creatures — barred owls, red foxes, and snowshoe hares — weather the month of February.
Just being in Maine can be relaxing and rejuvenating. But here are twelve spas, one for each month, where you’re sure to find serenity no matter the season.
North by East
One Hampden woman has a voice heard around the world, the Wiscasset bypass, and more.
The sounds inside a house reflect the winter outside.
You always hear that Maine is a haven for artists, but one new album says it loud and clear. The Amazing Music of Mainers (mainevillepublishing.com; $19.99) is an aptly named compilation of hits from Maine-based musicians produced by Con Fullam of Port City Productions and Maineville Publishing.
- Photography by: Jennifer Baum
Photograph by Ted Axelrod
Can you identify this waterfront village?
Ashville native Glenna Johnson Smith shares a lifetime’s worth of poignant reflection in Old Maine Woman (Islandport Press, Yarmouth; paperback; 162 pages; $16.95). After graduating from the University of Maine in 1941, Smith moved to a potato farm in Easton, a small town in Aroostook County. These autobiographical essays provide a glimpse into rural Maine life, but their themes, from a son’s time in Vietnam to divorce, are universal.
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A deep freeze captured this subchaser in Camden in 1918.
A Bethel B-and-B offers down-to-earth Italian food in a cozy setting.
A young-adult novel portrays coming of age in Maine.
It always used to puzzle me that Ernest Hemingway was a cat person.