We asked Down East readers to cast their votes for Maine’s best everything: bookstores to breweries, museums to marinas, art galleries to architects. Plus, we’ve sprinkled in picks of our own. How’d your favorites do?
Stonington’s Abby Barrows dialed back a globetrotting research career to take over an oyster farm in her hometown. Now, she’s out to refashion the equipment of her new profession, to keep Maine’s booming aquaculture sector from fouling the waters it relies upon.