October 2008


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Portrait of a Marriage

Monhegan Island has long been famed for its seasonal painters, but one tough and talented couple has found artistic inspiration here year-round.

  • By: Virginia Wright

4 Fabulous Fall Weekends

Looking for the best in Maine foliage? We’ve got the month mapped out for you.

It’s the Great Pumpkin Race, Charlie Brown

The weirdest regatta in Maine takes place in Damariscotta over Columbus Day weekend.

  • By: Kathleen Fleury

Puzzle Box

A dynamic modern home in Jefferson is full of tricks.

  • By: Meadow Rue Merrill

My Mexico

The town where I grew up was only foreign to the travelers who passed through on the road elsewhere.

  • By: Monica Wood

Reimagining Bucksport

The Penobscot River gateway has quietly reinvented itself. Now if only people would notice.

  • By: Jeff Clark

Maine’s Best Street to Trick or Treat

One of Camden’s toniest boulevards becomes a giant sugar rush on Halloween.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

The Maine Farmer

A look at the faces of Maine farming today.

Fruit of the Vine

Maine Wineries are sprouting up all over the state.


Recognize this literary lake?

The setting for Stephen King’s The Mist, this lake in western Maine gets a little less lively come fall.

Musing from Maine

Down East’s editors discuss an odd township, the County’s harvest break, pesky pigeons, and more.

Owl Mysteries

Maine’s tiny saw-whet continues to baffle researchers.

  • By: Thomas Urquhart

Letters to the Editor

Readers respond to “Where in Maine?” and other articles.

Maine’s Surprising History

Editor in Chief Paul Doiron announces the publication of Deputy Editor Joshua F. Moore’s book “What’s in a Picture?”

  • By: Paul Doiron

The Maine Viewpoint

Editorial opinions from across the state.

Halloween Haven

Looking for a costume for Halloween? Check out Drapeau’s in Lisbon Falls.

Go Online for Oil

A Maine website puts a price on oil across the state.

Staying with Apples

An orchard in Hope has marked the seasons of my life.

  • By: Elizabeth Tibbetts

Coastal Living

This daybook is a true companion – and excellent teacher – for life on the Maine coast.

  • By: Susan Shetterly

October Editors’ Picks

American Idol Carrie Underwood and a weekend celebrating Maine food are special events not to miss in Maine this October.

The Untouchables

Prohibition served up plenty of temptation in Maine during the 1920s.

  • By: Joshua F. Moore

A Gourmet’s Garden

Eve’s at the Portland Harbor Hotel might be one of the city’s best-kept dining secrets.

  • By: Kathleen Fleury