In Maine’s maximum security lockup, warden Randall Liberty is offering inmates gardens, therapy, and a sense of purpose.
With his new memoir, Vacationland, multi-hyphenate humorist John Hodgman is out to callously insult Maine’s beaches.
It’s not in the mountains. It’s not on the coast. But something about friendly little Pittsfield perfectly evokes the Maine community ethic. (Also, ballerinas!)
For reasons reason cannot elucidate, some people in Bowdoinham keep guineas. They don’t eat them, can’t domesticate them, and have to feed and shelter them through the winter.
Checking in with Maine’s “serendipitous” media mogul, Reade Brower.
Three new photo books explore vastly different aspects of the state’s character.
Bob Sewall’s Lincolnville farm — Maine’s oldest organic apple orchard — is his life’s passion and a wellspring of innovation.
Abbie Read has a passion for found objects — and books and paper and paintings. This month, she’s bringing together her eclectic interests in ayears-in-the-making installation in Brunswick.
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.
From our August 1991 issue: Braving iceburgs, the schooner ‘Bowdoin’ sailed 2,800 miles last summer along the route charted, by Admiral, Donald MacMillan on his twenty-six Arctic trips, 1924–54, in this venerable vessel.
Before myth became history, did foxes consider the trade-offs involved and cast their fate with ours, then think better of it?
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine