Features

September 2015

The Island Issue is now on newsstands and in our store. An A–Z guide to Maine islands, exotic eats in Portland, the candy bar you have to try, secession in Caribou, Tempo Dulu review, and more.

August 2015

The August issue is now on newsstands and in our store! Your favorite Maine state parks, the definitive guide to the Maine accent(s), the Kennebunks’ identity crisis, Spose talks, and blueberry pancakes.

Your 10 Favorite Maine State Parks

We asked Down East readers to pick one favorite from among Maine’s more than 50 stunning state parks and historic sites. Hundreds of you answered the call. See if your favorites made the list — then pack a picnic, grab your backpack, and go outside to play.

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Shattered

A historic process is exposing the injuries inflicted by Maine’s child welfare system on generations of Wabanaki people — and illuminating a way forward to bring healing and change.

Maine Summer Beers

5 Essential Maine Summer Beers

Summer is unarguably the best time of year to drink beer — at picnics and ballgames, on boats and at barbecues, at sunny, seaside beer gardens. Whatever the setting, these five brews are eminently quaffable.