Opinions and advisories on elver mania, the return of the elm, and Maine’s last clipper.
Rockland by the Sea
While nobody was looking, Penobscot Bay’s saltiest seaport decided to take itself seriously, and suddenly the go-through community on Route 1 is becoming a go-to place. By Jeff Clark.
Private Coves for Rent
At Cobscook Bay State Park, the campsites are right on the water and include all the clams you can dig. By Andrew Vietze.
Notes of a Novice Maine Tour Guide
When I led a Maine art tour to Prouts Neck, I really hit a homer. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Glimpsing Great Cranberry
What’s so special about this isle? For starters, it’s small and virtually traffic-free. Photographs by Dean Abramson.
If Max Folsom can’t fly you where you need to go in the North Woods, no bush pilot can. By Andrew Vietze.
Surrival Guide to Freeport
For those challenged by factory outlet shopping, Maine’s best-known bargain center needn’t be a nightmare.
I Was a Bar Harbor Bellhop
And, oh, the things I saw — before the war and the fire changed everything. By Franc Ladner.
The Lure of the Light
The pair of volunteer lightkeepers on Seguin Island just might have the best summer jobs on the coast of Maine. By Ken Textor.
Day Sails and Ferry Rides
From sunset tours and kayaking expeditions on Casco Bay to casino cruises to Nova Scotia, Portland offers dozens of ways to get afloat. By Matthew P. Mayo.
Getting That ‘Out There’ Feeling
The same heady, alone-in-the-wilderness sensation that pulls hikers into the hinterlands also entices Maine’s new breed of mountain bikers. By Scott Sutherland.
In Ogunquit, bingo is more than a game of chance; it’s a chance for an engrossing night out.
Songo River Sojourn
Whiling away an afternoon aboard a paddle wheeler is one of the Lakes Region’s unique pleasures.
Romancing tlre Past
The anachronisms in a tum-of-the-century photograph tell more than the picture itself. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With A View
On the few times I have undertaken to explain that I have finished a full day of moving mice from place to place, I have noticed people exchanging glances and edging nervously away from me. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Maine
The Maine Viewpoint
Down East Bookshelf
Islands of the Maine Coast by Charles B. McLane
Dining Down East
Hurricane, Perkins Cove, Ogunquit
Along the Waterfront
An Everest of Our Own
Cover: Great Schooner Race, Fourth of July weekend, Rockland, by Douglas Merriam.