Maine’s unlikeliest community is a congenial mix of fishing village, exclusive summer resort, and the U.S. Navy. By M.N. McKenna.
Much Ado Over Caribou
Released to the Maine wilderness, a brave little band of Canadian imports carries the fate of a widely ballyhooed experiment. By Lyn Riddle.
Sunset on the Rocks
No artist has captured the Maine coast quite as brilliantly as Winslow Homer did at Prouts Neck.
Last of the Lightkeepers
When Brad Culp and his family leave Goat Island Light for the final time this summer, they will go down in Maine history as the last to have manned a lighthouse. By Jeff Clark.
Yes, it’s true, there are such things as blue lobsters and they may help save a declining industry. By F. Stephen Ward.
On the Beach
For photographer Rand Raabe, everything that washes up along the shore becomes a subject for his camera.
Place of Wonder
For better than forty years an island in Penobscot Bay has been home and inspiration to award-winning children’s author and illustrator Robert McCloskey. By Michael Brosnan.
The Medium Was The Message
An evening at the Temple Heights Spiritualist Camp left at least one unanswered question. By Peter Spectre.
Ruth Moore vs. Hollywood
Tinseltown held no appeal to the plain-spoken writer from Gott’s island. By John Gould.
Last of the Pequawkets
Every July, Bethel celebrates Molly Ockett Day in honor of a legendary Indian woman revered among early settlers for her kindness and healing powers. By Bunny McBride.
Room With A View
The fashionable thing is to describe colors in terms of food. “Well-known foods,”the article asserted, “convey the true tonal quality of colors in a way the old terms could never equal. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Wells
The Maine Viewpoint
Restore the Rails
Letter from Upcountry
At End of Day
Along the Waterfront
Down East Bookshelf
Come Spring by Ben Ames Williams
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Ladies of Nonantum
Cover: The keeper and his charge — Goat Island Light, off Cape Porpoise. Photograph by Benjamin Magro.