Paddling Together
Joe Polis believed in learning how to negotiate the ways of the dominant culture without losing one’s own.
Maine independence
The state’s bicentennial is next year, but Maine declared its independence 200 years ago this month.
Portland-Fire
In 1866, the Great Fire of Portland was the most devastating blaze ever to strike an American city. Revisiting the harrowing night that left half of Portland in ashes.
fireworks
The funnest, tastiest, quirkiest ballpark traditions from 25 seasons of Sea Dogs baseball.
Elizabeth Coatsworth
From our March 1978 issue: A visit with Elizabeth Coatsworth at the storybook farm where she and Henry Beston shared their lives for forty years.
Longfellow at Bowdoin
From our March 1963 issue: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's years at Bowdoin, where he became one of America's great poets, and the first important poet who would support his art by college teaching.