Hard by the Canadian border, the winters are long, the woods are impenetrable, and the roads are lonely. And that’s the way folks in the flinty little town of Jackman like it.
Who wants to run 26.2 miles through the Maine North Woods in the middle of December? And who really believes that doing so will make a lick of difference for a mill town on the ropes? This guy does.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Like the famous author it raised, Durham is quiet and a little weird, with some strange stuff going on upstairs.
When it comes to football, Biddeford High School is no longer in neighboring Thornton Academy’s league. Thus ends “The Battle of the Bridge,” a spirited rivalry between Biddeford and Saco that dated to 1893. And there’s no question which of the two former mill towns feels the loss more acutely.
Many in the Katahdin region fear an exodus of young people. So what’s it like to be staring down adulthood in 2015 in the shadow of the Millinocket mills?
In a world that’s changing with lightning speed (or so it can seem), Searsmont retains the sweet, timeless air of a country town.
A six-year-old Amish community works together to survive.
Kingfield no longer slumbers after the skiers have gone.