July 1977



Gather Ye Pogies While Ye May

Will menhaden return to coastal waters this summer? By Alice True Larkin.

What’s Marshall Dodge Up To?

An interview with the Down East folk humorist. By Lynn Franklin.

The Myriad Works of Jonathan Fisher

Blue Hill’s first parson was a true Renaissance man. By Mildred Kavan.

Meet Maine at the Fair

There’s something for everyone at a country fair. By John L. Dunning.

Parades, Battleships, and a Clambake

Portland’s 1920 celebration of Maine’s centennial. By Marius Péladeau.

In the Good Old Summertime

Berrying the length and breadth of Maine. By Leslie Land.

Where’s the Ocean?

A photographer’s guide to the Pine Tree State. By Gordon A. Reims.

Hijinks in a Cow Barn

Hackmatack Playhouse offers summer fare with flair. By Ross Bachelder.

Genius at Work on the Megunticook

Designer Bill Moss’ tents are used around the world. By Norwood Beveridge.



Room With A View

I never really knew if he was a chipmunk or a very small squirrel, but for some reason he fixed himself in my mind as a chipmunk and I always thought of him that way. By Caskie Stinnett.

North by East

Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.

Down East Bookshelf

Afoot In Maine: A Guide to Maine’s People, Places and Events

Outdoor Maine

Bass Tournaments Come to Maine


Cover: “Cape Elizabeth” (30″ x 19″), acrylic on hardboard, By Charles Selmi of North Conway, New Hampshire. Mr. Selmi has paintings on display at the Massachusetts House Gallery in Lincolnville Beach, Maine.

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