It took an off-season expedition through the shops of southern Maine to give me the dreaded antiquing bug.
By: Elizabeth Peavey
Illustrations by: Marguerite Robichaux
Speaker of the House
Once considered the most powerful man in Washington, Congressman Thomas B. Reed, of Portland, left a legacy so complicated politicians are still squabbling over it.
By: Jim Brunelle
In the drabness of November you take color wherever you can find it.
By: Richard Grant
Photography by: Jim Block
Where in Maine?
This beautiful hill was contested ground during the Aroostook War ? and again in the past few years. Can you identify it?
Photography by: Kevin Shields
150 Reasons to Give Thanks We Live In Maine
In no particular order
Letters to the Editor
Nothing to Fear In response to your article about Michael Heath and his opposition to gay rights and marriage [“Who’s Afraid of Michael Heath,” September 2005], here’s a news flash: My wife and I are happily married and live in Vermont where (gasp!) gays and lesbians have equal rights and (horrors!)
Battle of the Microbrews
We pit ten Maine beers against each other in a blind taste test to determine the tops in hops.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine
Turkeys Gone Wild
Maine?s wild turkey reintroduction program may have succeeded all too well.
By: Edgar Allen Beem
Voices of Maine
A new short-story collection showcases the state?s premier writers at their briefest and best.
By: Gerry Boyle
No need to hibernate! Enjoying the cold months is easy in Maine.
Military Cheers and Tears
Maine survived the base-closing process much better than many expected.
The Portland Museum of Art serves up a musical brunch sure to lift your spirits.
By: Andrew Vietze
My Fixer-Upper Man
Bruce and I have been married fifteen years, and we?ve yet to live in a finished house.
By: Hannah Jones
One Fifty Ate, South Portland
A loose cooperative of chefs and bakers brings the funk to Spring Point.
By: michael sanders
Late fall is the perfect season to visit the state?s theaters, concert halls, and museums.
Living on the Edge
Will a liquefied natural gas terminal bring prosperity to Pleasant Point and Perry?
By: Colin Woodard
Photography by: David A. Rodgers
The End of the Line for LNG
Passamaquoddy Bay is the last, not-so-best site for a liquefied natural gas terminal in Maine.
By: Jeff Clark
In 1961 sorority sisters at UMaine Orono put a new twist on the cramming craze.