The Clam Digger
Labor and tradition endure on a low-tide landscape that few ever glimpse.
Umbagog Lake, Magalloway
Noah Gray-Cabey was a toddler when his parents moved from suburban Chicago to Maine, his mom’s home state, settling in the woods of Newry, a spot he (fondly) describes as “literally the middle of nowhere.”
Maine bald eagles
The resurgence of Maine’s bald eagle population is one of the state’s most impressive ecological comeback stories. Ron Joseph remembers the big personalities and unorthodox methods that made it work.
When lakes turn lonely and frigid, Bob Lombardo goes searching for the perfect sheet of ice. Lace up and tag along for a skate on the wild side.
Chris Hayward skiing
Each winter, Chris Hayward plays an epic game of King of the Mountain, eschewing chairlifts and racking up as much vertical footage as he can. Who says going down is the fun part?
For reasons reason cannot elucidate, some people in Bowdoinham keep guineas. They don’t eat them, can’t domesticate them, and have to feed and shelter them through the winter.
Mark Cook, center, of Cape Elizabeth, gives Tariku Bekele, left, and Markos Geneti, right, a tour around his Cape Elizabeth neighorhood.
For 20 years, Cape Elizabeth’s Beach To Beacon 10K road race has attracted the world’s most elite runners, with locals opening their homes to host them.