Bit by bit, South Portland’s Brant & Cochran is bringing back the Maine ax.
Each winter, Chris Hayward plays an epic game of King of the Mountain, eschewing chairlifts and racking up as much vertical footage as he can. Who says going down is the fun part?
After her husband died in 2013, Jeanette Gilmore took over Smokey’s Greater Shows, an institution on the Maine festival circuit. But in 50+ years of fairgrounds, Ferris wheels, and a fluctuating workforce, life on the midway hasn’t gotten any easier. Welcome to the carnival.
For almost 40 years, Steve Brettell has worked with monkish devotion in a tiny attic workshop, crafting countless exquisitely lifelike duck decoys.
We live in one of the least homicidal, most neighborly places in the country. Why has crime fiction become our de facto state literary genre?
A renowned cryptozoologist hunts for Westbrook’s whopper of a snake.