Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin is Down East's editor in chief.

Oil Gear Agitator, Genevieve Kurilec

Oil Gear Agitator

Someone told her that women-friendly fishing gear was never going to happen. She didn’t take no for an answer.

Aloha From Hawaii 2!

Maine’s newest communal island retreat may be a gag, but its 250,000 owners still wish they were here.

The Belfast Operation

In 1984, cocaine trafficking in Maine was considered an urban problem. But in the sticks of the midcoast, a loose cartel of freewheeling, twenty-something drug dealers was building an empire — until one of the state’s most elaborate and far-reaching undercover operations brought it all crashing down.

Bench Warmer

Just in time for the holidays, Portland’s municipal organist is reunited with his (50-ton) instrument.

Why We Hunt: Management

He’s effective, controversial, and in demand. Meet the scientist-sharpshooter who eliminated Monhegan’s deer herd.