Caroline Praderio

Caroline Praderio

Caroline Praderio is a former Down East assistant editor.

Parade of Lights

Portland Harbor’s Christmas parade is a brief — but brilliant — holiday celebration.

The Pearl

Chef Michele Ragussis received a fateful call from a former employer in need of a chef for The Pearl, a revamped waterfront dining spot.

Band Together

Maine’s community concert bands are a fixture of summertime. How will they fare in an uncertain future?