Improving on a Good Idea
Dick Kennedy and his family have turned Camp Kieve, an old-guard summer camp of the finest kind, into a model year-round learning center. By Jeff Clark.
Dr. Noyes Builds a House
Newly discovered photographs show Stonington at the peak of its prosperity — when granite was king and the burgeoning town attracted a doctor of singular ambition. By Davis Thomas.
What Is It?
Researchers are watching a fascinating little woodland denizen to gauge the health of the North Woods. By Sarah Scott.
Kayaking Casco Bay
For Tom Bergh, guiding kayakers among the storied Calendar Islands is more rewarding than lawyering ever was. By Hannah Holmes.
The Redoubtable Miss Clapp
Bom into one of Portland’s finest families, Mary Jane Clapp led a long, reclusive life, but her last wishes left the city aghast. By William David Barry.
Wayne and Loraine Hamilton have built up a ship chandlery in Searsport that is as popular with local fishermen as it is with visiting yachtsmen. By James P. Brown.
Stillness at Somesville
The drama of springtime unfolds gently in this Mount Desert Island village. Photographs by Sue Anne Hodges.
Sue Schubel spends her summers making sure puffins have a nest to call home. By Pete Salmansohn.
At the turn of the century, Eastport had a holiday all its own. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With a View
It is perhaps foolish of me to try to write about Margaret since the strength of our relationship was a sort of secret bond, a knowledge that we shared certain things — some trivial and some very important — and that was the way it was and that was the way it was supposed to be. The thing that cheers me — if anything does at this mean time in my life – is that Margaret had no leftover life to handle without me. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Washington, D.C.
The Maine Viewpoint
Down East Bookshelf
Merry Men by Carolyn Chute
Along the Waterfront
Kicking Off the Season
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
My Old York Skiff
Cover: A classic Friendship sloop sets sail in lupine time. Photograph by Kevin Shields.