A winter camping trip on the wildemess waterway affords deep solitude — and close encounters with otter, deer, and coyote. By Michael Burke.
Tycoon of Trash
Gadfly, politician, philanthropist, Bangor’s Tom Sawyer is the state’s most outspoken garbageman. By Jeff Clark.
A recently rediscovered diary tells of an intrepid Maine woman’s ill-fated mission to the South after the Civil War to teach freed slaves. By Wayne E. Reilly.
Sentinels of the Sky
From mermaids and grasshoppers to Indian chiefs, Maine weather vanes come in every shape imaginable, as a new book demonstrates. By Chase Reynolds.
Homage to Hartley
Artist Robert Indiana’s majestic tribute to Marsden Hartley, Maine’s preeminent painter, has a lot of “pow.” By Beth Crichlow.
Place of the Month: Sugarloaf/USA
March brings longer, warmer days and a quickening pace to the slopes of Maine’s premier ski resort.
Maine Vacations — A Guide to Summer 1991
A forty-page supplement highlighting what to see and do in the Great State of Maine this summer.
Room With A View
My honesty is the best known and most disagreeable of all my qualities and I have no hesitation in declaring that winter and I are enemies. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Hermon
Pit Stop at Dysart’s
The Maine Viewpoint
Along the Waterfront
Long Live the Queen
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Saddleback Ledge Light
Cover: The historic horse-drawn hosecart weather vane that graces the Hallowell fire station was removed by thieves in 1983, but subsequently ransomed and remounted atop the station. Photograph by Benjamin Magro.