Virginia M. Wright

Virginia M. Wright

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

Camp Ellis

Sweet, Fleeting Season

In summer, Camp Ellis moves at its own carefree pace. But beneath the sultry calm, the beach enclave is waging a desperate battle with rising seas.

Richmond, Maine

River Town

Off the beaten path, Richmond’s old-fashioned downtown is way ahead of the “shop local” trend.

Pinecone+Chickadee

Sweet Pea

Amy Teh and Noah DeFilippis, the team behind Portland’s Pinecone+Chickadee clothing and accessories brand, take adorableness up a notch with their playful silkscreened onesies in soft, organic cotton.