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- Features - Down East Traveler Fall Trips: Planes, Trains & Automobiles No matter which mode of transportation you choose, you're sure to be dazzled by
- Features -
Down East TravelerFall Trips: Planes, Trains & Automobiles
No matter which mode of transportation you choose, you're sure to be dazzled by the Technicolor beauty of Maine in autumn. This special cinematically themed section is your ticket to the big show.
Beachtown, BoomtownScarborough is the fastest-growing town in the state. Is this the suburban future of Maine? By Michaela Cavallaro.
Painting the Town TogetherFollowing separate paths that occasionally lead to the same place, husband and wife artists Jon Imber and Jill Hoy are capturing the essence of summer in Stonington. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Who's Afraid of Michael Heath?The leader of the Christian Civic League has built his career by opposing gay rights — and by making his opponents see red. By Jeff Clark.
Campfire GrrrlAt Maine's annual Becoming an Outdoors-Woman weekend, I came face-to-face with my inner woods weenie. By Elizabeth Peavey.
Northern ExposureIf your town was built on logging, what do you do when the mills close and lumberyards leave? In the case of Patten, you bravely face the future. By Brian Fiske.
Camden's Best-Kept SecretHidden away off Route 1, Merryspring Nature Park is more than just a community garden — it's a community triumph. By Rebecca Martin Evarts.
How to Call a MooseMaster Maine Guide Greg Drummond demonstrates the arcane art of attracting a moose. Don't try this at home!
Where in Maine?This island home overlooking Casco Bay belonged to a true American hero. Can you identify it?
The Bike Man of ChebeagueFrom tricycles to ten-speeds, Mac Passano has the perfect bike for a visit to this Casco Bay island. And did we mention the bikes are free? By James V. Horrigan.
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North by East
The Rumphius FactorAcadia's plant-control program snares a popular roadside flower. Plus the creative souls on Monhegan have the prescription for island medical care, what Fear Factor might look like if it were filmed in Maine, and more.
The Talk of Maine
A Dirty Rotten ShameA new generation of grassroots activists is determined to clean up Maine's most polluted river, the Androscoggin. By Jeff Clark.
The Maine Viewpoint
MBNA UncertaintyWill Maine's poor business climate cost the state thousands of jobs? That's the question asked by an editorial from the Kennebec Journal, plus opinions on the loss of Baxter State Park's champion, the rising price of electrical power in Maine, and DirigoChoice's bumpy start.
Chef's WharfThe Dip Net in Port Clyde takes the lobster shack to a new level. Also an Elderhostel trip to the Allagash, open artists' studios in the midcoast, and more. By Andrew Vietze.
Dining Down East
XYZ, Southwest HarborA well-traveled couple brings authentic Mexican fare to Mount Desert Island. By Kim Ridley.
Down East Bookshelf
An Irishman in PortlandThanks to best-selling Dublin novelist John Connolly, readers on the Emerald Isle know every dark corner of Maine. By Agnes Bushell.
What's in a Picture?
Duck and CoverAttending school in Rockport during the Cold War was not as terrifying as it might seem. By Joshua F. Moore.
A Shift of SeasonIn the call of a bird you can hear the passage of time. By Susan Hand Shetterly.
Calendar of Events
Fall HighlightsCountry fairs, new art exhibits, and great performances are on Maine's autumn schedule.