In 1933, on a surprisingly freewheeling ramble through the Northeast, the reluctant new First Lady crashed with potato farmers, packed a pistol, and realized what she could bring to the office.
Looking back on a watershed year in the Pine Tree State, a tranformational moment between old Maine and new.
In 1972, an unprecedented algae bloom wreaked havoc on fisheries and confounded ocean observers.
Reporter Bob Cummings's dispatches led to the preservation of Mount Bigelow, the Mahoosucs, Tumbledown, and other crown jewels of the Maine landscape.
Great Northern's wilderness thoroughfare replaced the Penobscot log drives — and opened the woods to a new kind of visitor.
Two tons of breathtaking tourmaline made the region's international reputation — and kicked off a decades-long mineral blitz.
Wabanaki tribes made convincing claims to almost two-thirds of the state's land, with the federal government obliged to press their case.
Wiping away what may or may not have been tears, the Maine senator and brief presidential front-runner dooms his primary chances — while shaping a generation of Maine leaders.
Looking back on the high-wire maritime rescue on its 75th anniversary.
Golden MacDonald was the celebrated “author” of The Little Island and other classics.
And both of these beautiful historic schooners are right.
The Maine Historical Society's newly digitized collection of historic clothing can tell us a lot about attitudes of the past.