This picture-perfect Maine coastal town, tucked in below Route 1, is a retiring community in more ways than one. By Jeff Clark.
Harborside’s Festive Fourth
On Cape Rosier, nearly every resident tums out to celebrate. Photographs by Lynn Karlin.
The Island World of Jamie Wyeth
Scion of America’s first family of artists, James Browning Wyeth finds big inspiration in small Maine islands. By Beth Crichlow.
Who Murdered Sir Harry?
Fifty years after the murder of Maine-born mining millionaire Sir Harry Oakes at his Bahamas estate, the question remains unanswered. By Jeff Clark.
Farewell to the Family Cow
Milking from the wrong side was only one of many insults leading to Bossie’s sad demise. By John Gould.
Last Look at a Coastal Classic
Unique photographs record the final glory of an extraordinary Maine estate garden. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
The Enduring Magic
Ogunquit’s Marginal Way, revered by generations of ocean lovers, was the surprising brainchild of an enigmatic nineteenth-century lawyer. By Christine Kukka.
Real Estate Supplement
A special section on Maine real estate by the Editors of Down East in collaboration with the Maine Association of Realtors.
Room With A View
Baby Dog loved this island and me about equally, and her cup runneth over when we were all together. I will testify under oath that when we crossed the bridge at Portsmouth entering Maine after being away for a while she would come suddenly alive, jump over into the front seat beside me, and her eyes would light up with an unholy zeal. By Caskie Stinnett.
Talk of Portland
Portland’s Summer Bounty
The Maine Viewpoint
Assault on Democracy
Down East Bookshelf
The Hard Way: The Odyssey of a Weekly Newspaper Editor by Alexander B. Brook
Along the Waterfront
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Bangor Trolley Games
Cover: Painter Jamie Wyeth surveys the watery world of Maine islands from his own private island just off the coast of Maine. Photograph by Peter Ralston.