FeaturesThe Two Biddefords
Long divided, long distressed, York County's largest city is taking the first steps toward economic and social health. By Virginia WrightMutha Goes Muddin'
An ATVirgin hops aboard the most controversial vehicle in Maine. By Elizabeth PeaveyOff the Deep End
An intriguing computer image of the Gulf of Maine reveals the underwater mountains, canyons, and precipices that comprise one of the richest marine ecosystems in the world. By Joshua F. MooreIn Full Bloom
This month, the largest botanical garden in New England blossoms at last on the Boothbay shore. By Rebecca Martin EvartsMaine's Most Industrious Artist
Dennis Pinette has won acclaim by painting the industrial and elemental landscapes of Maine. By Edgar Allen BeemScrambling across Portland
Travel with Tom Jewell through the green heart of Maine's biggest city. By Aurelia C. ScottDepartmentsWhere in Maine?
Have you been to this historic blockhouse? Send us a note if you can identify this riverside spot. Photograph by Kevin ShieldsNorth by East
Yellow ribbons in South Portland. | A new use for lobster traps. | A Nubble landmark gets a reprieve. | Whither the town meeting? | Saving the Cribstone. | Help for young entrepreneurs. | Mung beans on Munjoy Hill.The Talk of Maine
That big "cat" you just saw? Probably not a cougar. By Jeff ClarkThe Maine Viewpoint
Pouring money on the water. | Unreasoned fears of fluoride. | Protecting Maine's offshore lobster. | Stunted measures of growth. | A budding municipal romance.Inside MaineDining
Chef Sean Doherty brings a sense of adventure to Apollo's Bistro in Waterville. By Debra SparkBooks
A new biography of Helen Nearing suggests the lifestyle she and husband Scott espoused was not all it was cracked up to be. By Edgar Allen BeemThe Belgrade Lakes
region is the perfect spot for a warm-weather idyll. By Hilary NangleEvents
Summer begins to sizzle with music, exhibitions, and flower shows.Plus:
Portland's not-so-secret garden tour. | Online weather watchers. | Island-inspired cookies.My Maine
I'm tempted to say Monday nights hark back to a simpler time, but that would be wrong. By Michael BurkeWhat's In A Picture?
No one wanted to miss this steamship's arrival nearly a century ago. By Joshua F. Moore