FeaturesIn 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 WrightGrow Wild
Native Maine plants liven up landscapes that have grown a little too tame. By Kim RidleyWhat 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. By Abby ZimetThe People's Poet
Maine's new laureate takes inspiration where she can find it — from soup kitchens to jazz performances. By Michaela CavallaroSwan's Song
Forgotten by history, neglected by the state, beautiful Swan Island in the Kennebec faces an uncertain future. By Edgar Allen BeemMister Quick Jaws
Why did the snapping turtle cross the road? Scientists can't rightly say. By Ken TextorGive My Regards to Berwick
The Hackmatack Playhouse, Maine's most organic summer theater, specializes in homegrown talent. By Rob SneddonDepartmentsWhere in Maine?
A June day at this central Maine state park looks so inviting you'll want to take a swim. Can you identify it?Editor's Note
By Paul Doiron.North by East
Politics and art don't mix in Portland. |
There's a good reason Maine requires vehicle inspections. |
The true cause of those pesky power outages. |
A nose for news isn't necessarily required at local papers. |
Arnold Palmer gets a Maine ride down memory lane. |
Naming a bridge in Maine is a serious business.The Talk of Maine
A plan to register every farm animal in Maine has farmers seeing red. By Jeff ClarkThe Maine Viewpoint
The message behind a mill closing. |
Bridging the bear gap. |
Plugging the brain drain with jobs. |
A conglomerate fate for Tom's of Maine. |
Hospital cooperation, not competition. |
Sundancing at Railroad Square.Inside MaineDining
Portland's Mims serves brasserie-style food with a local flair. By Michaela CavallaroBooks
Darcy Wakefield's memoir, I Remember Running, chronicles a year of triumph, love, and loss. BY DEBRA SPARKGetaway
Shoulder season might just be the best time of year to visit Southwest Harbor. By Michaela CavallaroEvents
Summer is in the air with music, exhibitions, and garden shows.
Plus: Maine-made garden products. |
Electric bikes. |
Environmentally friendly lodging. |
W.O. Hesperus Hot Sauces.My Maine
Breakfast isn't the biggest challenge in opening a Maine B-and-B. By Jim CloseWhat's In A Picture?
In 1937 a photographer in York Harbor paid tribute to the big business of beauty.
By Joshua F. Moore