November 2016

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Where to Eat Now

Some are so new, the menus are stiff. Others are old faves firing on all cylinders. Check out the
20 statewide restaurants — and one entire town! — making Maine’s dining scene one of the hottest in the country.

The Wreck Chaser

Hundreds of military planes crashed in Maine during World War II, and their wreckage is still scattered in forests, on mountain slopes, and at the bottom of lakes. Aviation archaeologist Peter Noddin is on a mission to document all of them — and honor those who died.

Crazy Maine Ideas

Our contributors shoot the moon with eight proposals to make life in Maine better. Their ideas are so crazy, they could never happen — or could they?


Where in Maine?

Can you name this park?


The Mail

North by East

Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

No Man an Island

Hopkins v. Postal Service

Bowdoin College Food Fight

Malcolm Gladwell’s Misfire

Talk of Maine

Senator George J. Mitchell on “Straight Talk”


Living the Maine Life

Built to Last

A New Family Legacy in Hancock County

Making It in Maine

Skowhegan’s Maine Grains


Braised Duck with Turnips

My Maine

Deer Spotting

Room With a View


What to Do in Maine This Month




King Friday’s Dungeon


Kim Bernard at UNE


Sorcha Cribben-Merrill

From Our Archives

November 1956

On the cover: Drifters Wife mackerel by Douglas Merriam

Additional photos: Douglas Merriam (Where to Eat Now); Michael D. Wilson (LJ Hopkins); Sarah Szwajkos (Home); Mark Fleming (Grains); Stacey Cramp (Soakology)