After 45 years, Maine’s defiantly down-home classifieds weekly isn’t just hanging on in a post-Craigslist world — it’s thriving.
All you need for this race is a vintage sled, a helmet, and a lot of ibuprofen.
Andy Shepard of the newly rebooted Maine Winter Sports Center talks about keeping Maine’s outdoor heritage alive — one youth at a time.
See the winners from the 2015 Down East Reader Photo Contest.
Mainers have a special relationship with their woodstoves — and plenty to say about them. Michael Burke is just getting warmed up.
In 1984, cocaine trafficking in Maine was considered an urban problem. But in the sticks of the midcoast, a loose cartel of freewheeling, twenty-something drug dealers was building an empire — until one of the state’s most elaborate and far-reaching undercover operations brought it all crashing down.
The ins, outs, and issues surrounding the new players in public education.
A switch to Atlantic Standard Time could brighten up Maine’s winter evenings.
A run on firewood in 2014 may be making for some smokeless chimneys this winter.
Portland Harbor’s Christmas parade is a brief — but brilliant — holiday celebration.
Just in time for the holidays, Portland’s municipal organist is reunited with his (50-ton) instrument.
He’s effective, controversial, and in demand. Meet the scientist-sharpshooter who eliminated Monhegan’s deer herd.