Virginia M. Wright

Virginia M. Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior editor at Down East.

Fantastic Voyage

Kennett Rawson, 15, and Joseph N. Field, 14, are about to embark on a great adventure, a three-month voyage to the sub-Arctic aboard Commodore…

Here Comes The Son

Lucas St. Clair is thawing, ever so slightly, in opposition to Roxanne Quimby’s vision for a Maine North Woods National Park. By Jeff Clark…

Rocks on a Hard Place

Hordes of visitors who descend on Ogunquit each summer want to leave their calling cards in the form of rock towers standing anywhere from 1 to 5 feet high.

A Reverberating Question

A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — 
whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…

Sanctuary

In Maine, some homeless teens find their way to safety and hope at Bangor’s Shaw House.