Kittery’s Lady Pepperrell House has all the comforts of home — and sixteen pages of deed restrictions. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Call of the Wild
Photographer Bert Call spent eighty years chronicling the majesty of the Maine North Woods.
A Family Affair
At Haynes Garage on Mount Desert Island, vintage cars are the guests of honor. By Nan Lincoln.
Captain Dudley’s Booty
A Kennebunkport sea captain’s extraordinary collection of Oriental treasures is the centerpiece of the Brick Store Museum’s fiftieth-anniversary season.
Surprising Bass Harbor
A small fishing village on Mount Desert Island’s “backside” offers respite from the summer crowds. Color photographs by Jack Ledbetter.
A Splash of Color
Gallery owner Judith Leighton has scored a solid success in Blue Hill by specializing in bold, bright, “gutsy-looking” art. By Beth Crichlow.
Who Killed John Wilson Barron?
More than a century later, theories of robbery, embezzlement, even suicide still surround the strange death of a Dexter bank treasurer. By Michael D. Burke.
Squantum Was Here!
Our greatest authority on all things Maine debunks a few myths about Colonial history, including the one about how the Pilgrims learned to plant com. By John Gould.
One summer’s rental proves the axiom: Rent in haste, repent at leisure. By Christopher Corbett.
At Burt’s Bees in Parkman, it is beeswax, not honey, that greases the path to success.
Art and Antiques — Summer 1990
A fourteen-page report on the lively Maine art and antiques scene, June through September.
Room With A View
Dogs are smarter than most people think, and the fact that they have gotten where they are pretty much bears this out. Horses sleep in stables, pigs inhabit pens, chickens roost in henhouses, and Margaret sleeps at the foot of my bed, often with an afghan thrown over her. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Portland
Rockwell Kent Redux
The Maine Viewpoint
Down East Bookshelf
The Potato Baron by John Thorndike
Along the Waterfront
Design Your Own
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
The Lady Driver in Presque Isle
Cover: Bass Harbor, on the quiet side of Mount Desert Island. Photograph by Jack Ledbetter.