Keel Kemper has driven a hundred miles out of his way to study tracks that the finder swore were left by a mountain lion. "Coyote," recalls the veteran wildlife biologist with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. He has called in the state crime lab to inspect pictures that the photographer
MUSIC The Fab Four Mop tops they're not, but the four young men of the Calder Quartet are earning raves from audiences inspired by their tweaking of chamber music conventions (witness the tough-guy poses in their publicity photo). Named after Alexander Calder, inventor of the mobile, the quartet is wrapping
The Language of Lobster In Europe, Christmas dinner includes the distinctive taste of Maine. Lobsters are pretty much summer food in Maine, but each December Bill Atwood, president of Atwood Lobster in Spruce Head, and other lobster dealers in the state send millions of pounds of Maine's favorite sea
The beef industry is booming in Maine, thanks to an ingenious new approach to farming.
Features Westbrook's New Groove How a plucky little mill town stole Portland's mojo. By Edgar Allen Beem Bangor's Warm Welcome The Queen City is the first and last stop on U.S. soil for hundreds of thousands of soldiers. By Joshua F. Moore The Great Divide How did Maine's relationship with Quebec get
Two years ago Mainers beat themselves black and blue over a referendum question that promised lower taxes and threatened government services. Now we're about to do it all over again. Blame Mary Adams. Adams is the soft-spoken firebrand behind the referendum campaign that put the Taxpayer Bill of Rights,
What happens if a major hurricane hits Maine?
Expanding Baxter State Park was supposed to be a slam dunk.
My great uncle was the parish priest in St. Agatha, up near Madawaska and the Canadian border. His name — I kid you not — was Father Romeo Doiron. My family is of Acadian descent, having migrated a century ago from New Brunswick to work in the shoe factories and textile mills of southern
Leigh Saufley thought she was going to law school to learn how to change the world. Instead, she is changing the world of law.