Seventy years ago this month, a moment’s carelessness touched off Maine’s biggest city fire of the century. By Tom Davis.
Making It In Maine
Four more success stories from the Pine Tree State.
View from the Pulpit
Less-than-reverent recollections from a Maine pastor. By Daniel C. Tuttle.
Pity the Poor Cormorant
Unlovely and unloved, here’s a bird in need of friends. By Alice True Larkin.
From Appledore to Moorea
They sailed around the world in a Maine-built schooner. Photographs by Herb Smith.
In Search of a True Crooked Knife
Rejoice! The useful Indian tool lives on — barely. By John Gould.
Maine Vacations ’81
Down East‘s annual vacation planning supplement for Maine summer vacations.
Room With A View
Like everyone else in Maine, I am constantly concerned about the weather and right now I am in a high state of indignation about what’s been going on lately in the matter of weather reporting. By Caskie Stinnett.
What’s In A Picture
Saga of a Shipmaster’s Portrait
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Ice-Fishing Enthusiasts Flock to Lakes
Down East Bookshelf
Eagle Lake by James C. Ouellette
Bert Steer’s General Store
Cover: “Bar Harbor” (14″ x 18″), oil on masonite, by Harry Barton. A resident of Flushing, New York, Mr. Barton summers in Kennebunkport, where his paintings are exhibited at the Norma Dorney Studio and Gallery. He has also shown his work at Lord & Taylor, in New York.