We’ve been arguing for months. And eating. And shopping. And road-tripping. And at last, all that hard work has paid off. Presenting Maine’s best Travel and Play, from camping to cruising to hitting the links.
The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is one of the country’s more remarkable experiments in wilderness preservation — and one of its classic river trips. Today, with the number of paddlers at a 30-year-low, a trip along the Allagash is as quiet and sublime as ever.
We sent our man on a quixotic quest for glory at four classic Maine summer festivals.
Farming isn’t making a comeback on Whitefield’s Townhouse Road. It never went away.
Last March, Edgecomb teacher Nancie Atwell won a million dollars for banning tests and letting students pick their own reading material. Then she gave it all away.
Read on to explore the sixteen idyllic burgs that made it into this year’s tournament — and discover the quintessential Maine mountain town that came out on top!
A brutal winter tests an icebound scientist’s survival skills — and her capacity for solitude.
Cold air flowing over a warmer sea gives rise to Maine’s rarest — and most beautiful — type of fog. By Kim Ridley [I]’ve…
From true crime to profile to reporting on challenging issues, Down East‘s editors pick our five favorite feature stories from 2015.
A treatise (with gunplay) on “the two Maines,” peace on Earth, and good will towards Ben.
You think Santa’s busy? Meet Jim and Teresa England, who coax trains, trucks, and airplanes out of blocks of wood.
Politicians love her. So do neighbors, cops, and hot dog vendors. And her selfless spirit — and the demographic shift she represents — can reshape our state for the better.