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October 2014

The table of contents from the October 2014 issue of Down East.


Once More to the Woods

The northern forest is at the height of its glory, but hurry if you want to see it. This moment won’t last long.


Amid the green pastures of the world’s last active Shaker community, the faith’s three reamining believers sit down to tell Down East their story

This is MY Town

Norway’s main street is making an artisan-driven comeback. Its sense of community never left.

Get Cozy and Get Cooking

Just in time for comfort food season, we talked some of Maine’s best chefs into opening up their recipe books.


Where in Maine?

Can you identify this magnificent mountain?

Editor’s Note

A Bit of Shaker in all of Us

Letters to the Editor

What You Said

Your Maine

What is your most memorable meal at a Maine restaurant?

What’s in a Picture

Penny-Farthing Race Day

Other Views

Commentary from around Maine

Talk of Maine

Olympia Snowe: The Down East Interview

My Maine

Building a Stone Wall (Slowly)


A Leap of Faith

Making It in Maine

Gram J’s Has It in the Bag

Room With a View

Halloween Hype


Prophecy: The Best Worst Horror Movie Made About Maine


Beth’s Farm Market


What to Do in Maine This Month

October Calendar

Go Here. Do this. See that.

From Our Archives: October 1961

A look back at Down East fifty-three years ago.