- Features - 64 The Other Freeport Three miles south of L.L. Bean is a soulful village that has retained its historic charm. But in South Freeport preservation has come at a cost. By Edgar Allen Beem. 72 Lucinda! Lucinda Yates went from homelessness to head of a company that has earned $24 million for
Starting from Zero
With almost 400 foreign-born workers from 54 countries, Portland?s Barber Foods has assembled Maine?s most diverse workforce. For these refugees, the start of the American Dream is cold, loud, and full of promise.
- Photography by: David A. Rodgers
You?ll find the real deal in Bangor, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, and farther Down East.
Where in Maine? The location shown in your October mystery photo is Dodge Point, on the Damariscotta River. I have worked on some of the hiking trails there as a volunteer, and hope the western part across River Road will be opened up so we can also hike there. Two springs ago I was working on the Ravine
From Kittery to the Kennebunks, shopping provides just one of the joys of this special season.
Maine?s holiday celebrations are sure to make you merry and bright this year.
Lucinda Yates went from homelessness to head of a company that has earned $24 million for charities across the nation. No wonder she?s a star.
- Photography by: Benjamin Magro
The Other Freeport
Three miles south of L.L. Bean is a soulful little village that has retained much of its historic character. But the preservation of South Freeport has come at a cost.
- Photography by: Michele Stapleton
A Joyful Noise
Can't sing? Who cares. Having fun is all that matters when Marion Gray conducts Handrel's Messiah.
- Photography by: Dean MacAdam
You might just want to spend the whole season shopping in Thomaston, Rockland, Camden, and Belfast.
The executive director of political powerhouse MoveOn may still be wet behind the ears, but he?s full of ideas on preserving his home state of Maine and protecting America.
This wintry island is famed for its summer people. Do you recognize it?
Portland and Freeport offer enough gifts to satisfy even the longest shopping list.
Candlepin bowling is cheap, fun, and a Maine sports tradition. So why haven't you bowled a string lately?
- Photography by: Carl D. Walsh
Christmas in a Box
Christmas in a Box Do they ship the tinsel, too? As much as we may complain about shelling out $30 for a Christmas tree from the Rotary Club lot down by the supermarket, there are folks for whom a genuine Maine holiday tree is worth any price. And Jim Corliss has met some of them. Corliss owns and operates
Independent reporters are pioneering a new kind of Web-based journalism in Maine.
Savvy shoppers know that the Pine Tree State is the place to find the best holiday gifts, whether it's that pine dollhouse that little Ashley's been longing for or the brass barometer that will remind grandpa of his days in the navy. And guess how Mr. Claus got so jolly? By sampling the food at Maine's
A new reference book aims to sum up the history and cultural life of the Northeast.
Proper planning is a better answer to development pressures in York County.
A farm in Harrison provides horse-drawn jaunts over the meadows and through the woods.
A Yuletide Yarn
My aunt?s fianc? got more than he bargained for on Christmas Eve back in 1959.
SeaGrass Bistro, Yarmouth
The chef at one of Greater Portland?s best new restaurants considers her kitchen to be yours.
From a naughty Nutcracker to craft shows, Maine is bustling with things to do this month.