The Maine Department of Transportation is responsible for snow removal on just 18 percent of roads in the state — county and local governments handle most of the rest — but their salting stats are mind-melting.
Artists in Their Studios is a photography project developed by the Maine Crafts Association to document Maine fine craft artists throughout the state in the spaces where they create.
We scoured Instagram to find holiday décor by some of our favorite local style-setters.
“It was incredible. You just appreciate the coast of Maine in a whole new way.” — Peter Chase, Acadia Cruise. See more and join us on our upcoming Acadia sail!
Summertime is family time for the First Family at Walker’s Point.
In 2015, Down East conducted the following written interview with then 91-year-old George H. W. Bush, discussing the former president’s love of Maine and the role that the family’s Kennebunkport home at Walker’s Point has played in the Bushes’ public and private lives. The interview never ran in the magazine. We present it here, alongside photographs of the Bushes at Walker’s Point, courtesy of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
In the early 20th century, this town was home to a hotshot young poet who wrote some pretty maudlin Christmas-themed verses. Can you name this seaside hamlet?
These very different house museums recreate Christmas as their owners might have celebrated it.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from October’s photo of Flagstaff Lake.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
A list of all of the must-see holiday celebrations across the state