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.
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Maine’s State Parks
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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.