December 2008


Wolf Brother

Eighty or so vulnerable wolf dogs have found a protector and a sanctuary in the mountains of Stow.

  • By: Charlotte Albright

Welcome, Winter

Visitors are discovering that the Kennebunks have as much to offer in winter as they do in the summer.

  • By: Jeff Clark

Santa’s Sweet Ride

The Jolly Old Elf hops onboard a holiday train in the midcoast this month.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

A Different Drummer

Vic Firth has built the largest drumstick empire on the planet.

  • By: Andrew Vietze

Million-Dollar Matchmaker

For the past twenty-five years the Maine Community Foundation has been connecting generous Mainers with people in need.

  • By: Meadow Rue Merrill

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Doughnut Talk

Your morning in Maine is not complete without a tasty treat from one of the state’s iconic doughnut shops.

  • By: Kathleen Fleury


Can you identify this terrific tannenbaum?

This harborside burg has become rightly famous for its fishing industry and its distinctive tree.

Musings from Maine

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

After the Gold Rush

The Maine coast has gone through more boom and bust cycles than Wall Street.

  • By: Jeff Clark

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to “Where in Maine?” and other articles.

A Place of Myth

Editor in Chief Paul Doiron ponders the myths of Maine.

  • By: Paul Doiron

Mountain Makeovers

Maine’s two largest ski resorts, Sunday River and Sugarloaf, get makeovers.

The Other Maine Berry

Move over blueberries, cranberries are the fruit for the fall.

The Screeds of Egypt, Maine

After a ten-year silence, Carolyn Chute returns with an ambitious but flawed novel.

  • By: Elizabeth Hand

The Maine Viewpoint

Editorial opinions from across the state.

December Editors’ Picks

Events not to miss in the month of Decmeber.

River Driver

A Sanford trolley operator found himself on the brink in 1947.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

A Night at Natalie’s

The Camden Harbour Inn will wine and dine you and send you to bed happy.

  • By: Kathy Gunst