Culture

Best of Maine 2019

Best of Maine 2019

More Down East readers than ever voted in our annual Readers’ Choice poll, dishing on all their Maine favorites — from oysters to orchards and hotels to harbors. As always, we have a few picks of our own. How did your favorites do?

No Elder an Island

No Elder an Island

For many seniors on Maine’s islands, the prospect of settling into a mainland care home is disquieting. The alternative requires a whole community’s investment.