An autumn ramble through western Maine’s backwoods and back roads.
Love ’em or hate ’em, floating resorts are bringing boatloads of day-trippers to your favorite Maine towns.
A Dilettante’s Guide to the Fine Feathered World of Maine Birding.
Down East staff photographer Benjamin Williamson highlights some of his favorite shots from around the state.
A categorical ranking of all 65 of Maine lighthouses, inspired by the 10th anniversary of Maine Lighthouse Day.
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.
Twenty years ago, a motley band of guides, foresters, and conservationists put in on northern Maine’s remote upper St. John River to sketch out an audacious conservation plan. This summer, they returned to take stock.
Maine’s southern coast offers the American summer vacation at its beach-blanket best. Grab a towel and come with us.
When staff photographer Benjamin Williamson wants to shoot Maine at its most essential, he hops the ferry for Monhegan, 10 miles out to sea, year-round population about 60. We asked him a few of his favorite places to set up a tripod.
Make a new canine friend in Maine and chances are high that she is from away, as our dog-crazy state is one of the most common destinations for southern rescue dogs. To understand why, Kathryn Miles joined a van full of Maine-bound mutts.
We asked some of Maine’s most seasoned boatmen (and women) about their most memorable moments from lives spent on the water.