Down East & Acadia
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Conference Bird on a Wire More like lots of birds. Novice and experienced birders alike can look for any number of species, ranging from American bittern to yellow-bellied flycatcher to arctic terns, on the field trips that make up much of the American Birding Association's annual conference, held this
Mainers can enjoy the return of fair weather in any number of ways.
Features The Wild West End Life goes on, but my old Portland neighborhood defies progress. By Elizabeth Peavey Troubled Waters Poland Spring's expansion plans have driven a wedge through western Maine. By Virginia Wright A Path of Fish The alewife runs in Patten Stream are a shadow of what they once
Maine's unique offshore islands are just a ferry ride away, as a new guidebook shows.
Here's a sneak peek at the festivities scheduled throughout the summer in Maine.
Features 66 Kittery's Secret Identity What, exactly, is Kittery? Is it Maine's gateway or Portsmouth's conjoined twin? A shipyard town or a shopping destination? Is it the best of Maine's past or the worst of its future? No one can agree, least of all the people who live here. By Abby Zimet. 74 Fore
A deal to protect Katahdin Lake is in the hands of lawmakers.
This coastal village doesn't get the same attention as its much-visited neighbor, but that's fine by folks here.
A state tourism Web site offers some surprising discounts on vacation packages.