Fairs, festivals, plays, and concerts pack Maine?s summer schedule.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Across the state, Mainers are panicked over the possible spread of addiction treatment clinics.
Here?s a bargain for families vacationing in or anywhere near Wells.
An Insider's Guide to Summer in the Pine Tree State
- Features - 58 The Little Town That Loves a Parade Nothing about the scenic community of Round Pond suggests that it might be home to the most outrageous Fourth of July celebration in Maine. By Elizabeth Peavey. 66 Fine Feathered Scapegoat Fishermen have long blamed the common shag for woes of all sorts,
- Features - 58 Marshall Island's Moment A gorgeous island off Mount Desert that almost became an exclusive gated community at sea has just been preserved in all its wildness. By Jeff Clark. 64 Accepting the Challenge Whether he's coaxing a finicky plant to bloom or climbing yet another mountain, a Belfast
- Features - 64 The Blossoming of Turner Although it has suffered from a bad rap in recent years, this little farming community just up the road from Lewiston-Auburn is quickening with more than just springtime. By Andrew Vietze. 70 The Education of Brownie Carson Over the last twenty-one years this
Features 40 The Portland Conundrum In this special issue of Down East, the editors take a fresh look at what makes the Forest City tick. It's certainly a good-looking little city, and it's so young at heart you just know it must have the devil in it. But is it really the best part of Maine? 42 Chitwood's
Features 46 On the Foreside Life in Maine's most prestigious neighborhood is as laid-back as a late summer sail. Contrary to popular opinion, though, not everyone living here is rich. By Virginia Wright. 52 Magical Mystery Tour It sounded bizarre to set off in kayaks at night in search of a mystical-sounding