The daughter of acclaimed children’s author Robert McCloskey remembers a special trip to her father’s beloved island.
At the Charleston Correctional Facility, inmates discover the dignity of working in the woods.
- Photography by: Melonie Bennett
After a quarter-century of planning, Bangor’s new waterfront project is setting a new high-water mark of opportunity for local businesses and residents.
22 Days on the Appalachian Trail.
Bringing a popular folk festival to the waterfront started Bangor’s new groove, but the wave of pride and fresh prosperity has washed across the entire city.
Mount Vernon is the kind of place we’d all like to call home.
- Photography by: Jennifer Smith-Mayo
A new museum near Rangeley keeps Maine’s outdoor sporting heritage alive.
- Photography by: Alan Lavallee
For three years, artist Judy Taylor’s mural, “The History of Maine Labor,” hung quietly on the walls of the Maine Department of Labor building in Augusta. Then Governor Paul LePage ordered it removed, citing complaints from business officials who objected to the content. The national controversy made Taylor’s mural into the most famous work of art in Maine, and yet few Mainers have seen the thirty-six-foot-long work in its entirety. Here are the eleven panels and the story they tell.
Images Courtesy JudyTaylorStudio.com
More than a few people — including a surprising number of Mainers — labor under some misperceptions about the city on the Penobscot. Here are the facts, and just a few stories, to set the record straight.
Here is a sampler plate of good bets.
Classic Maine cuisine kicked up a notch is on the menu at Robert’s, in the heart of Kittery’s shopping district.
Kingdom of the Useless
A rundown mill serves as the perfect setting for a summer adventure.
Have you ever visited this "quiet" harbor village?
Read what our readers have to say about Maine.
Events in Japan focus attention on nuclear dangers in Maine.
Plenty of people have moved here to accept a job offer, but more often than not, people move to Maine because Maine is where they want to be.
War games in northern Maine were not a laughing matter fifty years ago.
A retirement home for circus elephants, Phippsburg’s mysterious roadside tombstone, and more.