Spirit of Northern Waters
The weird, wild call of the loon can still be heard — loud and clear — in most of Maine. By Elizabeth Cary Pierson.
Portland’s First Family of Ice Cream
The innovative Stickneys of Deering Ice Cream are hoping to swallow a bigger piece of the market with their new line of fancy desserts. By Norah Deakin Davis.
The Battle of Moody Beach
Property owners gird for a landmark showdown over ownership of a congested strip of Maine’s scarce sand beach. By James P. Brown.
Fantasy Tower Overlooking Gouldsboro Bay
Beguiled by the stories of a Down East author, a Southern architect designed herself a singular home on a stunning point. Photographs by Brian Vanden Brink.
Lafayette Spoke Here!
All Portland — and then some — turned out to hear the hero of the Revolution on his farewell visit. By Herbert Adams.
Making It in Maine
Three more success stories from the Pine Tree State.
Modern Master in the Rough
Acclaimed painter Neil Welliver roams the Lincolnville backwoods for scenes that match his grand vision of the Maine out-of-doors. By Tony Glavin.
The Redoubtable Lady of Reef Point
Landscape designer of a golden era, Beatrix Farrand created — and later leveled — a fabulous Bar Harbor estate of her own. By Anne Raver.
Room With A View
Life is not easy for any person who takes his living from the sea, but my friend’s life was filled with hardships that I think would have staggered most people. By Caskie Stinnett.
For the Record
Maine’s ‘Conservation Battle of the Decade’
Along the Waterfront
Restored ‘Bowdoin’ to Join Great Schooner Race
Maine Man Heads Up the NRA
Down East Bookshelf
The Double Man by William S. Cohen and Gary Hart
The Maine Viewpoint
Tri-State Megabucks, Lobsters, Seat Belts, and Lewiston French
Calendar of Events
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Where & When?
Can you identify the Maine location of this scene and the approximate date the photograph was taken?
Fireworks on the Fifth
Cover: Picking Blueberries in Maine, by Judith Cheney. Acrylic on canvas, 18″ x 24″ Ms. Cheney is a resident of Horseshoe, North Carolina.