Dooryard

ADA Rockland

Check, Please

What did it take to put together this month’s interview feature, “My Dinner with Kerry,” about the success of Cafe Miranda, the allure of kitchen life, and the changing face of Rockland? We ran the numbers.

Greta Van Campen

Cover Story

This month’s cover, by Thomaston-based artist Greta Van Campen, marks a rare return to form.

wild turkey

Good Having You Back

By 1900, the following animals were extinct or nearly extinct in Maine and everywhere else east of the Mississippi: 1) any wild canid larger than a fox, 2) wild turkeys, 3) beavers. Now they act like they own the place.

canoe tripping up north

Up North, Early May

Up North, in the true canoe country, early May is to canoe-tripping what Thanksgiving to Christmas is to retailing. The whole year quickens toward those two weeks.