Over the past three years, the Libra Foundation has poured more than $10 million into rescuing a dying town. Will it be the spark that ignites a region-wide revival?
A speck of a village at the northernmost tip of Maine, Estcourt Station is (sometimes literally) the place you can’t get to from here.
For author Ron Currie, childhood summers on McGrath Pond are the stuff of memories— wistful, fickle, and poignant.
Pond ponderer Jennifer Finney Boylan offers a local’s tour of the Belgrade Lakes — and a heartfelt ode to living where others vacation.
Maine author Susan Conley shares cherished memories from her favorite Maine place.
WCSH anchor Rob Caldwell on the islands of Casco Bay
In summer, Camp Ellis moves at its own carefree pace. But beneath the sultry calm, the beach enclave is waging a desperate battle with rising seas.
The Gawler sisters all live in Belfast, and the whole clan loves heading from the harbor onto Belfast Bay in a long rowboat called a pilot gig.
Maine’s smallest city has been down but never out, author James Fallows says.
To paraphrase Thomas Wolfe, you can’t go to the Old Port again. Or can you? Author Suzanne Strempek Shea revisits the Portland she once knew.
It’s not in the mountains. It’s not on the coast. But something about friendly little Pittsfield perfectly evokes the Maine community ethic. (Also, ballerinas!)
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.