November 1977



Doing What Comes Naturally

Mid-coast residents turn out to help make aTV movie. By Jane Day.

King of the Occult

Author Stephen King earns millions by scaring people. By Lois Lowry.

Luther Maddocks’ Fabulous Whale

How Yankee ingenuity capitalized on a GAR encampment. By Alice True Larkin.

Fairfield’s Most Unusual School

Two brothers bring the art of dressage to Maine. By Lucy Martin.

Retiring to Maine

How to succeed at retirement without really trying. By Norwood P. Beveridge.

Where Can I Buy a Llama?

The Bangor Public Library could tell you. By Riva Berman.

The Stranger

A resolute new breed of coyote has moved to Maine. By Lew Dietz.

November’s Fogs

Color photographic essay by Yapa.



Room With A View

Last winter was said to have set a record for severity in  Maine, but I look back on it with nostalgia and pleasure. By Caskie Stinnent.

North by East

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

Down East Bookshelf

Josiah Volunteered edited by Arnold H. Sturtevant

Outdoor Maine

Deer Will Be Found Where Wild Foods Abound


Cover: “Hendricks Head Lighthouse” (22″ x 36″), oil on canvas by Stephen Etnier of South Harpswell. A member of the National Academy, Mr. Etnier has work hanging in museums and private collections all across the country. His galleries are the Midtown in New York and Frost Gully in Portland, Maine.