A Maine military hero's summer home had perished long before this fire in 1940
Lumberjacks Are Okay The logging quiz in your February issue was great fun, informative, and nostalgic. Along with a few lucky guesses, I credit most of my twelve correct answers to seeing log drives on the Penobscot River as a kid on the way from Houlton to Bangor. My father would stop the car so we
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Art Back To The Land The land's the thing in the work of Harrison Bird Brown, a Portland native who began his career painting signs on the city's waterfront. But he quickly moved from commerce to nature, painting scenes of the Atlantic, the Mediterranean, the White Mountains, and the Alps. In Vividly
Owning an antique house should be a blessing, not a curse. Here are some tips on making your old home your dream home.
They just don't make winter roads the way they used to — for which many Maine drivers are grateful. But some vehicle owners fear that in its zeal to keep the state's highways clear, the Maine Department of Transportation (MDOT) is using methods that might have a high cost in the long run. Several
WHERE IN MAINE? The picture on the cover of your December issue and your mystery photograph is McLoon's Wharf in the village of Spruce Head. Our family has had a seasonal camp in Spruce Head since 1901, and I have watched many a lobsterboat from the same spot your picture was taken. During our annual
Features Cabin Country Unfazed by the passage of time, West Branch Pond Camps harks back to a simpler time in Maine's North Woods. By Andrew Vietze Timber! Can you tell a peavey from a backhoe? Take our logging quiz and see how you score. The Long Haul Fishing restrictions have saved shrimp in the Gulf
Theater The Show Must Go On "Write what you know," they say. So it's no wonder that British playwright Michael Frayn dreamed up Noises Off, the classic tale of an inept theater troupe's struggle to finish its tour amidst the havoc of lovers' quarrels, eccentric actors, and stray sardines. Jan. 23 - Feb.
Challenging times put the soul of community banking to the test.