Melmania Hits Maine!
Mel Gibson’s summer of moviemaking down east tumed many a town on its ear — including Camden, Rockport, Brunswick, and Deer Isle. By Peter Spectre.
The Ultimate Lighthouse
Towering tides, whale watching, and world-class fogs are among the fascinations of West Quoddy Head Light. By Davis Thomas.
Bar Harbor’s Prize Pulitzer
Among the most eccentric of the plutocrats and highbrows who kept summer palaces on Mount Desert Island was publisher Joseph Pulitzer. By G W. Helfrich.
York: Where History Lives
Few other Maine towns boast such an illustrious colonial past — or have so much fun taking it all so very seriously. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Man of a Thousand Menus
At the Osprey restaurant in Georgetown, good food and a splendid view are just two of the ingredients in chef Michael Gagné’s recipe for ‘the perfect moment.’ By Beth Crichlow.
They capture the etemal essence of a summer spent ‘away at camp.’ Photographs by Tonee Harbert.
The House that Axes Built
Sales of Snow and Nealley axes and garden tools have soared since the three Nealley brothers took over the family firm. By James P. Brown.
There Goes the Neighborhood
When the great reservoir atop Munjoy Hill failed on a sunny Sunday morning a century ago, it unleashed a flood that lasted fifteen horrendous minutes. By William D. Barry.
On Baker Island, granite, fir, and barrens frame a glorious view of Mount Desert. Photographs by Jack Ledbetter.
Cowabunga on the Kennebec
Every summer, 55,000 thrill seekers go whitewater rafting at breakneck speeds down rock-infested Maine rivers and they pay for the privilege. By Beth Crichlow.
The sunny, impressionist paintings of Carroll Tyson capture the Maine of an earlier day. By Beth Crichlow.
Room With A View
Another thing I have learned is that a man living on an island develops, or allows to develop, a contempt for main land laws and the bureaucracy that supports them. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Weld
The Uproar at Mount Blue
The Maine Viewpoint
Down East Bookshelf
The Martini Effect by B.J. Morison
Along the Waterfront
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
The Bull and the Berries
Cover: West Quoddy Head Light, by Jack Ledbetter.