Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Treasured Islands

Maine’s wild islands number in the thousands and are among the state’s crown jewels — and now more than ever, their conservation is key to preserving Maine’s essence.

Maine boatmen, Dr. Deborah Walter

What Floats Their Boats

We asked some of Maine’s most seasoned boatmen (and women) about their most memorable moments from lives spent on the water.

Best of Maine 2019

Best of Maine 2019

More Down East readers than ever voted in our annual Readers’ Choice poll, dishing on all their Maine favorites — from oysters to orchards and hotels to harbors. As always, we have a few picks of our own. How did your favorites do?

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