Two Bowdoins — the college and the schooner — rekindle an old fascination with the Far North. By Elizabeth Cary Pierson.
A Shipshape House for Mount Desert Island
Perched on a cliff overlooking Frenchman’s Bay, this unique summer house built by a shipwright affords smooth sailing. By Gunnar Hansen.
Chasing Down the Walking Fern
The Sherlock Holmes of Down East flora, Les Eastman is a brilliant maverick in the field of rare flowers. By Margaret L. Holland.
Making It In Maine
Three more success stories from the Pine Tree State .
The Oilman Cometh
The dedicated crew of the minitanker McLoon keeps the home fires burning on Maine’s offshore islands down east. By Cynthia Bourgeault.
A Well-Scoured Coast
From granite ledges to pebble beaches, a set-in-stone beauty distinguishes the coast of Maine. Photographs by Alan Nyiri.
Room With A View
A man who owns and lives on an island comes to regard himself as the ultimate protector of the environment there, and he has no doubt that he could write a book about the peculiarities of that piece of land floating in the sea. By Caskie Stinnett.
Down East Bookshelf
A Host of Handbook on all Matters Maine
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Along the Waterfront
Maine Boatbuilders Are on the Move
Ice Fishermen Flock to Frozen Waters
Lyle and His Iceplane
Cover: “Whispering Cottages” (22″ x 80″), acrylic on canvas, by John Bisignano, 55, a resident of New Jersey who summers in the Penobscot Bay area. His work may be seen in Maine at the Pine Tree Shop and Bayview Gallery in Camden.