Maine towns want tourists, so why won?t they provide the restrooms they need?
Where in Maine? Your May "Where in Maine?" is Popham Beach; more specifically, the area at the mouth of Morse's River (with Seguin Island in the background) in that section of the beach known as the south shore. I am one of the chosen few who had the unforgettable privilege and experience of spending
- Features - 60 Reinventing Rockland A decade after its artistic and commercial renaissance, the "Lobster Capital of the World" is experiencing growing pains. By Virginia Wright. 68 5,267 Feet of Rock At age forty-five, I wanted to climb Mount Katahdin to prove to my older brothers I was no longer their
Looking to recapture the psychedelic mood of the 1960s and ?70s? Here?s the trippy road trip for you.
Fairs, festivals, plays, and concerts pack Maine?s summer schedule.
Across the state, Mainers are panicked over the possible spread of addiction treatment clinics.
East Machias Legacy I read with great interest your April article about East Machias, as I was born there and spent twelve years living there when my father was a teacher, coach, and principal at Washington Academy. Your article mentions in passing that "the region was once an important shipbuilding
An Insider's Guide to Summer in the Pine Tree State
I'm told that my colleagues are going to give me a party to mark my retirement from more than thirty years at Down East. I only wish it were possible to invite all quarter-million of you who read this magazine each month, as I think together we would have one of the liveliest parties in the history of
- 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,