Once a hushed secret, the state's dehumanizing treatment of Malaga's mixed-race community is finding its way into the culture through art, poetry, and literature. But can creative interpretations obscure the hard-won truth?
Jaed Coffin is the author of the memoirs A Chant to Soothe Wild Elephants and Roughhouse Friday and teaches in the University of New Hampshire's MFA creative writing program. He lives in Brunswick.
Traditional Ghanaian symbols for hope and friendship adorn Portland-based artist Ebenezer Akakpo’s contest-winning bus stop design.
The former Penobscot chief tackles the famously grueling stretch of the Appalachian Trail to test his body and spirit and connect with his ancestors.
In a changing city, a longtime pawnbroker turns out the lights.
Dick and Tom LaCasse are keeping shoe repair from becoming a lost art in Maine.
Eastport tried for years to lure mega cruise ships. Then, amid a global pandemic, it got one, along with a skeleton crew of coronavirus exiles.
Each horn-shaped, 18-inch-long call is made from bark Butch Phillips harvests from tribal land.
After a long journey, a replica of the Virginia of Sagadahoc, the first ship built on Maine shores, sets sail in Bath.
bluShift Aerospace is readying cutting-edge biofuel-powered rockets. It just needs a launch site.
The little-exalted fish reminds the Laotian-born Mainer of the moose-sized river beasts back home.
A spate of attacks by rabid animals has residents of Bath and nearby towns on high alert — and choosing sides in an escalating fracas.
A French lawn finds its champion in a state with deep Franco-American history.