When it comes to exploring — and explaining — the natural world of Maine, no organization can match the 150-year record of the Maine Audubon Society. By Jeff Clark.
Blissing-Out Among the Pines
A midwinter weekend at Maine’s premier health spa puts an inveterate skeptic in touch with his doshas and, leaves him tingling. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Toying with Sunlight
That’s artist Elizabeth Busch’s latest experiment, and the monumental results are dazzling. By Jeff Shula.
First Taste of Spring
For Mainers in the know, the season’s flrst fiddlehead greens are a delicacy beyond compare. By Susan Hermann Loomis.
Winter aboard a boat in Portland Harbor can be just as cozy as in a cabin ashore. At least, that’s what a few year-round boaters claim. By Ken Textor.
Making It in Maine
Three more Down East success stories — from Bethel, New Gloucester, and Brooksville.
The classic salmon flies that Dorothy Douglass started tying as a hobby have turned her into a celebrity among fly casters. By Sarah Goodyear.
Mr. Fall’s Machine
Well before the atom was split, perpetual motion was the dream of backyard inventors throughout America — including one earnest gent in Lebanon. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With a View
The emotional economy of all islanders does not fit snugly into a single airtight compartmcnt by any means, and I am sure that all kinds of people can be found on islands just as they are on farms or mountains or in cities. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Saco
Stopping by the Way-Way
The Maine Viewpoint
Cutting the Right Taxes
Down East Bookshelf
Revolution Downeast by James S. Leamon
Along the Waterfront
Signs of Recovery
Lion in Winter
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Cover: April in Hope. Photograph by Kevin Shields.