October 2015



The Ultimate Maine Fall Foliage Tour

Three days, two nights, 324 miles (give or take). Buckle up. By Virginia M. Wright.


Maine’s new cold case squad is poised to delve into some of the state’s most baffling unsolved mysteries. By Jesse Ellison.

A Battle Lost

As a storied football rivalry ends in Saco and Biddeford, ghosts of the towns’ industrial past still linger. Part one of our three-part series featuring stories from Maine’s mill towns. By Rob Sneddon.

We Made Paper Too

A reluctant writer takes to the road with a tale of life in a Maine mill town — only to find that her story is something close to universal. By Monica Wood.

Last Summer in the Magic City

What’s it like to be staring down adulthood in 2015 in the shadow of the Millinocket mills? Meet Cameron. By Ron Currie Jr.

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Where in Maine?

Can you name this iconic peak?

Editor’s Note


The Mail

What You Said

Your Maine

Where do you road-trip in Maine for the best fall foliage?

North by East

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

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

Dread and Breakfast

Is Lewiston’s Hotel Crypt a Trick or a Treat?

What’s in a Picture

Small Potatoers


Living the Maine Life


A Modern South Portland “Nest”

Making It in Maine

Northwoods Gourmet Girl

My Maine

Getting Ready for Winter


Haddock Chowder

Room With a View

Stinkin’ to High Heaven


What to Do in Maine This Month


Van Lloyd’s Bistro


Portland Museum of Art 2015 Biennial


The Marshmallow Cart


Go here. Do this. See that.

From Our Archives

That Dog Will Hunt

On the cover: Route 201 near Wyman Lake, by Mark Fleming

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