Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin

Brian Kevin is Down East's editor in chief.

Why We Hunt: Management

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

Bear Referendum 2014

Passions are high, motivations tangled, and bedfellows strange. Oh, and did we mention this already happened 10 years ago?

Turtle Powah

Who knew that the “heroes in a half shell” got their start among the soft shells? An interview with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator and native Mainer Kevin Eastman.

CM Almy’s Sunday Best

CM Almy in Pittsfield has been outfitting church clergy across the country with robes, chalices, candleholders, and crosses for 122 years. Amen to that.

The Survivors

In Aroostook County, a ragtag troop of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans converges on a wilderness school for nine weeks of camping, canoeing, and self-discovery. Can they find what they’re looking for in the Maine North Woods?