Ten years ago, Mainers found their state paralyzed by one of the worst natural disasters in its history. Together, they rose to the occasion.
A lively downtown and a revitalized waterfront mark the Queen City's resurgence after decades of decline.
An ambitious new lodge and trail system near Kingfield is betting hikers and skiers are looking for luxurious accommodations.
Retiring in Maine
Our annual guide to the good life after retirement in Maine.
It Takes a Village
Traditional Maine buildings inspire an architect's year-round retreat in Castine.
Gourmets call it "chevon." Farmers call it the "other red meat." A goat, by any other name, might be the trendiest food in Maine.
Before he came to Maine, Theodore Roosevelt was a dour and sickly youth. Then he met a larger-than-life hunting guide named Bill Sewall. Was their meeting a turning point in American history?
Down East's editors consider the impact Pluto's delisting has on Maine, the challenge of using an iPhone during a Maine winter, and the newest snowboard park in Portland, among other things.
A Letter from the County
For twenty years Echoes has been a labor of love.
Readers respond to Where in Maine and other articles.
Paul Doiron looks back ten years at the worst ice storm in Maine history.
The Way Life Is
The best thing about winter in Maine is the people.
Editorial opinions from across Maine.
Recognize this faux fisherman on his Down East post?
- Photography by: Hannah Dawes
A snowy boulevard in Saco made for a perfect racecourse almost a century ago.
Sauce For Your Sweetie
A decadent chocolate sauce and some soothing songs are featured in our monthly guide to enjoying life in the Pine Tree State.