Dooryard

Joanne Arnold

Dirigo-Getter

Joanne Arnold is one of 12 speakers on the bill at this year’s TEDxDirigo, on November 3, at the Portland campus of the University of New England.

River

Provincialisms

This November’s midterm elections pit us against each other in ways that seem to have precious little to do with realities grounded in our local and national geographies or their histories.

osprey

Living Off the Grid

Early last April, a pair of ospreys — newlyweds, so to speak — built themselves a nest there. Every so often, we’d see one or the other of them…

Down East Magazine November 2017 Cover

8 burgers in 6 days

Could you eat your way through “Maine’s 30 Greatest Burgers?” Saco city administrator Kevin Sutherland and his partner Kristin Forester have!

Maine Birds

Ordinary Birds

“Rare birds, high-value birds, please us. But no more than the cliff swallows that once arrived in abundance every spring.”