We asked our readers, then sent our photographers out to 10 of the state’s most beautiful and beloved public lands, from beaches to mountains to historic forts.
Ripped from the headlines: a tale of a stranded sailor, an unlikely rescue, and love lost (and found) on the high seas. By John Clarke.
What exactly is the Maine dialect? What does it mean to talk like a Mainer in 2015? The answers are wicked complicated. By Michael Erard.
A flurry of development in the Kennebunks prompts a philosophical tug-of-war over the towns’ identities. By Rob Sneddon.
Maine’s hardest working rapper on success, misery, and fast food. By Brian Kevin.
Where in Maine?
Can you name this lake and its lighthouse?
Maine’s State Parks
Letters to the Editor
What You Said
Where’s your favorite place to paddle a canoe or kayak in Maine?
North by East
Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine
Down East Dispatches
News You May Have Missed
What’s in a Picture
The End of an Era in Lubec
Walter Skold, Founder of the Dead Poets Society of America.
Living the Maine Life
A Retro Cumberland Cottage
Geoffrey Warner’s Owl Stools
A Family Affair in Jefferson
Blueberries Saved My Life!
Tomato and Bread Salad
Room With a View
What to Do in Maine This Month
Boyton-McKay Food Company, Camden
Old-Time at WYAR
Stemwinder Sculpture Works and Gardens
Smokin’ Good BBQ
From Ann Beattie’s The State We’re In: Maine Stories
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From Our Archives
Passion and Pluck — August 1957
Cover: Baxter State Park by Matt Milone.