You wouldn’t know it now, but this weathered wharf is the second-biggest attraction in a long and narrow island town. Can you name the village where this wharf awaits the return of lobster-mad tourists?
This year’s ice harvest at Thompson Ice House, complete with hot chocolate and chili for visitors, is scheduled for February 19 — and some of that ice will then end up making ice cream for a social in July.
Two college kids create a full-blown musical — you know, in their spare time.
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.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the December photo of Bass Harbor.
Sixty-seven years ago, a guy named Winter cut the first ski trail on Maine’s second-highest mountain. Today, 162 ski runs stripe the massive cone, seen here from a freshly broken snowshoe trail. Do you recognize this snow-streaked peak?
Cold days and long nights wearing on you? To bust through those mid-winter doldrums, we have four heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping races for you to check out (or try out) this year.
March is coming, and with it comes Down East‘s annual list of the Best Places to Live in Maine. Once again this year, we crunched the numbers, weighed the intangibles, argued for our faves, and grouped the resulting 16 contenders into four divisions, based on population.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from the November photo of Deering Oaks park in Portland.
A non-profit community co-op’s current efforts to save the state’s third-largest ski resort look like an uphill battle.
A few hard-charging ski heroes want to take Maine’s nascent backcountry ski scene to the next level. You ready to gear up?
Ben didn’t have to go far to get this image of the December 14 full moon. Just a few hundred yards from our office, on the shoreline in Rockport, he caught it rising behind Indian Island Lighthouse. See more and submit your #Mainelife pics!