What’s more invigorating than a shvitz in a backyard sauna? How about sweating it out between an icy dip in Casco Bay and a roll in the snow?
Meadow Rue Merrill is a Down East contributing editor.
This snug shipbuilding city along the Kennebec River is packed with locally owned stores, a brand-new brewery, rave-worthy restaurants, and a beloved coffee shop, all near the picturesque waterfront park.
Maine is becoming an increasingly popular retirement destination. We've outlined our most compelling reasons to retire here.
With an eye on a quick sale, a couple updates a tattered old house on Portland’s Munjoy Hill — and they like it so well, they decide to stay.
A family tradition endures on the Pemaquid Peninsula.
Why, yes, as a matter of fact, Tom and Peggy Hamilton do.
You can feel doubly good about buying holiday gifts when you’re also supporting the work of Maine nonprofits.
Why Maine is one of the best places to retire.
The federal government later declared the March 11, 2005, storm a disaster — but we knew better.
A Saco woodshop builds iconic Maine furniture — and better lives for employees with disabilities.
A rejuvenated Quoddy Footwear finds a niche in the maker movement.
Shopping for a woodstove recently, we flipped through the catalog of Norwegian stove maker Jøtul, finding more than half of the 18 featured stoves and fireplace inserts bore Maine place names.