Chewonki’s chief academic explains why the idyllic midcoast campus has attracted campers, students, and seekers for a century.
Baxter State Park’s administration has threatened to reroute the end of the Appalachian Trail off Katahdin. Don’t worry — we have some ideas for the new terminus.
Like many in Maine, we were saddened to read of the September passing of Leon Gorman, grandson of L.L.Bean founder Leon Leonwood Bean and either president or chairman of the company for 46 years. Outside of L.L.Bean, Gorman was known for his charitable pursuits. For this remembrance, we turned to Gorman’s friend Mark Swann, executive director of Portland’s Preble Street resource center for homelessness, hunger, and poverty.
Violinists are honoring Portland master luthier Jonathan Cooper with a tribute album.
Harvest technology has advanced over the last 75 years. Adolescent styles have certainly changed. But the autumn objective for many kids across Aroostook County is the same in 2015 as for these boys in October 1940.
Is Lewiston’s Hotel Crypt a trick or a treat?
On screamy babies, screamier owners, and other breaches of restaurant etiquette.
On the outskirts of the small city of Caribou, some folks want to lower their taxes by going it alone.
Passions can run high over the imaginary lines subdividing Maine into regions, as they are not only unofficial, they are also fickle, situational, and entirely open to debate.
Maine’s blueberry crop relies on imported bees, but a new rule to protect them might be something of a bumble.
For a new breed of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers, running is the new walking. Scott Jurek recently established a new fastest known time for an end-to-end supported hike of the AT.
In a Lisbon Falls basement, retired cobbler Walter Parker keeps the old ways alive.