March 2015

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Features

Best Places to Live in Maine

Looking to relocate? Or maybe just like to daydream about it? We’ve picked eight of Maine’s most welcoming towns and cities.

Seeds He’s Sown

It’s been 40 years since “Garden Song” made David Mallett’s reputation as a songwriter. After 16 albums, an identity crisis or two, and a decade in a changing Nashville, Maine’s earnest balladeer is digging deeper than ever. By Brian Kevin.

Kelp: It’s What’s for Dinner

From lobstermen to food-truck vendors, more and more Mainers are betting that seaweed will soon become a staple of the American diet. Dulse grilled cheese, anyone? By Rob Sneddon.

 

Departments

Where in Maine?

Can you identify this North Woods hideaway?

Editor’s Note

Living in Camden

Letters to the Editor

What You Said

Your Maine

What’s the best part about living in Maine?

 

North by East

Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

Aloha 2!

A Visit to Maine’s Newest Communal Island Retreat

What’s in a Picture

Rescue at Sea

Q+A

Jim Wright is Evah Vigilant

Talk of Maine

The Down East Environmental Award: Ogunquit Leads the Way

 

Dooryard

Living the Maine Life

Home

Artful Enclave

My Maine

Cardinal

Room With a View

Fit to Be Tied

 

Guide

What to Do in Maine This Month

Dining

Vinland, Portland

Art

Metamorphoses

Music

Rustic Overtones’ Mood Box

Film

Maine Jewish Film Festival

Calendar

Go here. Do this. See that.

From Our Archives

March 1958. A look back at Down East fifty-seven years ago.

 

Cover: Cape Porpoise by Cara Slifka.

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