Sailing by the ancient saltwater farms on this Penobscot Bay island, one would have no idea that they are owned by some of the nation’s most prominent families. Only the views might tip you off. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Brook Trout, Bears, and Bonhomie
Staying at Tim Pond Wilderness Camps is like going to a family reunion in the woods — maybe better. By Sarah Goodyear.
At Kennebunkport’s Seashore Trolley Museum, refugees of the computer age are discovering the irresistible charms of the unabashedly low-tech streetcar. By Jeff Clark.
In the Heart of Rachel Carson Country
Amid a former nature sanctuary at the tip of Southport Island, Peter and Heidi Larsen have refurbished a landmark inn. By James P. Brown.
Strawberry Pies Forever
The man who invented the most famous pastry in Machias has finally retired, but his pie goes on.
Raking the Barrens
A backbreaking, century-old family tradition continues on Simmons Mountain in Hope. Photographs by Benjamin Magro.
Two Geniuses and a Paintbrush
When America’s greatest realist came to Maine to paint America’s greatest physicist, the gifted duo ended up flying kites and riding bikes. By Stephen May.
No one knows how to enjoy sand, sea, and sun quite the way little kids do. Photographs by Tonee Harbert.
An Inspired Backyard
Turning an empty intown yard into a sanctuary of serenity calls for imagination, know-how, and powerful inspiration. By Jane Lamb.
Rob Eddy spends thousands of hours tuming million dollar yachts into marvelous miniatures.
Our Famous Blueberry Scam
The way we earned spending money back in the fifties was almost larcenous. A reminiscence by Deborah Dalfonso.
What’s in a Picture?
Taking the waters at Poland Spring was a perfectly elegant way to restore one’s health. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With a View
Politics is too crowded and hemmed in these days to make much sense and it’s easy to lose sight of what should lie at the end of the road — good government. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Swan’s Island
A Real Island Wedding
The Maine Viewpoint
Saving Fort Knox
Garden of Delights
Down East Bookshelf
The Enchanted by Elizabeth Coatsworth
Along the Waterfront
On to Monhegan
Beating the Bugs
Dining Dovm East
Log Cabin Restaurant, Bailey Island
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Sundays in Boothbay
Cover: Porch at North Haven. Photograph by Brian Vanden Brink.