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Trending Stories

Monhegan
When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.

The Latest

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Confidently Natty
Peaks Islander and Episcopal lay minister Thurl Headen feeds his spirit through fashion.
Flood’s
At his new Portland restaurant, chef Greg Mitchell plays by the book to serve up old-time comfort.

Food & Drink

For the Foodie

The perfect gifts for the lovers of Maine in your life!

Food & Drink

Flood’s
At his new Portland restaurant, chef Greg Mitchell plays by the book to serve up old-time comfort.
Perennial Cider Bar + Kitchen
Hard cider is part of Maine’s heritage, and a new Belfast bar is betting on its renewed a-peel.

For the Foodie

The perfect gifts for the lovers of Maine in your life!

Travel & Outdoors

Travel & Outdoors

Southern Maine Beaches
Maine’s southern coast offers the American summer vacation at its beach-blanket best. Grab a towel and come with us.
Monhegan
When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.

For the Traveler

Join us on a unique and authentic Maine adventure!

For the Traveler

Join us on a unique and authentic Maine adventure!

For the Photographer

Join us for an exclusive photography workshop!

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Photography

Where in Maine
Roses are red, violets are blue, do you know where this is? We'll give you a clue.
Mount Kineo, Where in Maine
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from September’s photo of Mount Kineo.
Pemaquid Point
Down East staff photographer Benjamin Williamson highlights some of his favorite shots from around the state.
Monhegan
When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.

For the Photographer

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Arts & Culture

Keeping Time
Bangor Symphony Orchestra music director Lucas Richman has wielded the baton for 10 seasons, and the Grammy-winning maestro just signed on for five more.
Lobster Roll
Visit our calendar to find the best things to do, places to see, and events to attend in Maine.
Uncle Maine
Sure, he was mildly berserk, but for writer Leath Tonino, a woodsy uncle was the Pine Tree State personified.

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