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The Allagash Wilderness Waterway is one of the country’s more remarkable experiments in wilderness preservation — and one of its classic river trips. Today, with the number of paddlers at a 30-year-low, a trip along the Allagash is as quiet and sublime as ever.
Can you name this park? Photographed by Darylann Leonard The steady rumble of cascading falls provides the soundtrack to this popular picnic spot at…
Stamp-happy Mainers celebrate the centennial of Maine Postcard Day (surely you’ve heard of it).
We sent our man on a quixotic quest for glory at four classic Maine summer festivals.
Want to be a surefire winner of Maine’s next essay giveaway scheme? Try this foolproof template.
Farming isn’t making a comeback on Whitefield’s Townhouse Road. It never went away.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from February.
A new book for young teens traces the life of Edna St. Vincent Millay.
Foghorns will likely sound less often on the Maine coast this year. For some, the nostalgia is already as thick as pea soup.
The treehouse is long gone, however, a 164-acre preserve being created by the Kennebec Land Trust (KLT) promises to revive Howard Hill as an urban wilderness retreat.
Read on to explore the sixteen idyllic burgs that made it into this year’s tournament — and discover the quintessential Maine mountain town that came out on top!