Down East March 1987

March 1987

The table of contents from the March 1987 issue of Down East.


To Russia With Love

Classical pianist and Zen master, Walter Nowick is also the man who led fifty-three amateur Maine singers on a triumphant opera tour of the Soviet Union. By Jeff Clark.

The View from Grandfather’s Porch

It encompasses the world from Mussel Ridge Channel to Matinicus Rock — and much more. By George Carey.

‘Par for the Course’

A winter camping trip in the shadow of Mount Katahdin is not for a double-bogey duffer. By Alan Rosenberg.

Maine Art Invades the Board Room

Businessmen are finding that it pays to patronize their local artists. By Norah D. Davis.

Making It In Maine

Two more success stories from the Pine Tree State.

Joshua Chamberlain

Civil War general, state governor, college president, he remains America’s greatest forgotten hero. By Jason Stone.

Changing Times in the Rangeleys

Ron Turmenne of Bald Mountain Camps is the last of a hardy breed. By James P. Brown.

A Few Words About Chickens

You can make pets of them, herd them with a dog, and even make a small flock pay its own way. By John Chase.

Maine Vacations 1987

A special 64-page supplement on the many opportunities for Maine summer vacations.


Room With A View

I own a boat that requires registration and I had hoped to find out exactly what the new procedure may be, but I got into a nasty tangle in the first paragraph and never quite recovered my balance. By Caskie Stinnett.

For the Record

Explosive Growth Spurs Calls for Controls

The Maine Viewpoint

Is Acadia Worth $5?

Outdoor Maine

Biologist Bullish on Moose

Boating Down East

New Three-Master Joins the Fleet

Down East Bookshelf

Leaving Locke Horn by Dorothy Casey

Calendar of Events

March Highlights

North by East

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

I Remember

School Days at the Sanford Garage

Cover: Getting ready for summer in Rockland’s North End Shipyard, by Kip Brundage.