We considered every one of Maine’s 494 cities, towns, and plantations and asked our hearts: which places would we most like to call home?
The East Coast’s only national park boasts some of the country’s best Nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and sightseeing.
After 45 years, Maine’s defiantly down-home classifieds weekly isn’t just hanging on in a post-Craigslist world — it’s thriving.
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.
Much of Maine goes into hibernation in winter. Indeed, in some parts of the state, entire villages become virtual ghost towns. Not Fort Kent.
Islesford and Great Cranberry Island face the Atlantic — and the future — side by side. By Virginia M. Wright / Photographed by Douglas…
As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, we salute the state’s most breathtaking sights.
By offering do-it-yourselfers a chance to build their own boards using locally grown wood, Grain Surfboards in York has carved a niche in the surfing industry.
Ten miles out to sea, and 400 years after Captain John Smith landed on its shore, Monhegan Island remains a magical place for all.
There’s a little slice of heaven on Mooselookmeguntic Lake — and it doesn’t have showers.