Opinions and musings on a new distinction for a Bailey Island eatery, the challenges of Old Orchard’s truant officer, and fresh Maine crabmeat’s new trendiness.
Wilton After the Weejun
One of the prettiest towns in Maine faces an uncertain future now that mighty Bass Shoe has pulled up stakes and moved overseas. Sarah Goodyear talked to some residents of the former shoe-making center.
The Right Stuff
I thought I had what it takes to join the legendary ranks of the Registered Maine Guide, but instead of a badge I got a whole new appreciation of what these consummate outdoorsmen must do. By Andrew Vietze.
The Art Behind the Art
Ever wonder how a museum actually hangs a show? Ken Textor paid a visit to the Portland Museum of Art and was surprised at what he discovered.
The Buzz on the Biennial
Just what the collection of contemporary Maine art on display at the Portland Museum of Art represents is unclear — other than that several Maine artists are still doing fine work. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Returning to Reality
In any number of Iittle ways, November conspires to remind us what it is we cherish about life in the northeasternmost corner of the nation. By Richard Grant.
A Vanished Masterpiece
Several of Rockwell Kent’s finest Maine paintings languish in Russian museums, as a new book reports.
Lobster Rolls and Room Service
Determined to do whatever it takes to make people feel better, the folks at York Hospital are literally redefining the term “medical care” in Maine. Paul Mann explains their revolutionary approach.
Shall We Dance?
That’s what a Cape Elizabeth couple say to each other virtually every day of the week, as they waltz their way into the rarefied world of competitive ballroom dancing.
Making It In Maine
Three growing companies around the state are helping to fuel the digital revolution. By Peter Brown.
The Doughnut Tree
A snapshot of a little girl perched on an unusual tree branch recalls a Fryeburg landmark that was once a source of civic pride. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With A View
Lobster roll literature bas been diverse and inclusive over the years, but to my knowledge the airplane has not played a part in it. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Maine
By the Numbers
The Maine Viewpoint
Spotlighting the Wolf
Dining Down East
Down East Bookshelf
Along the Waterfront
Modern Maine Vikings
Fighting to Drive
Cover: Ram Island Ledge Light, Cape Elizabeth, by Sara Gray.