Down East March 1982

March 1982

The table of contents from the March 1982 issue of Down East.


Joe Sewall’s Last Hurrah

President of the Maine Senate for longer than any man in history, the esteemed senator from Old Town steps down this year. By John N. Cole.

Tales Told Round the Woodstove

The talk of the town in Montville, heard sixty years ago. By K.W. Carter.

The Year the Sap Ran Free

Tapping trees and boiling sap hastens the advent of spring. By Patricia Johanson.

One Year in Maine

For retirement living, there’s no place like an old Maine home. By George T. Peck.

Ice Fishing — Sport or Punishment?

Angling on frozen Maine ponds is a fast-growing winter pastime. By Michael T. Kinnicutt.

Maine Vacations ’82

A special 56-page planning supplement for Maine summer vacations.


Room With A View

There was a time, not too long ago, when neighbors settled their differences over a backyard fence, but now it’s nip-and-tuck for a law-abiding man to keep out of court. By Caskie Stinnett.

Down East Cookstove

Stretching the Turnip

North by East

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

Outdoor Maine

High Water Aids Fish Spawning

I Remember

Claiming a Bride

Cover: “Awaiting Spring” (18″ x26”), watercolor, by Michael Sorrentino. A resident of Scituate, Massachusetts, Mr. Sorrentino frequently borrows his subject matter from the Maine landscape.