Once a mighty cradle of the shipbuilder’s art, the Medomak River today is the preserve of bird watchers, fishermen, and boaters. By J. Malcolm Barter.
The Writers of Stonecoast, Maine
Best-selling author Carolyn Chute’s success has focused attention on the summer writers’ program where her talents were discovered. By Robert Kemp.
Living the Good Life on Deer Isle
For John and Peggy Hughes, happiness is foot-thick walls and triple-glazed windows. By James P. Brown.
The Battle of Saturday Cove
Here the embattled fisherman stood and fired the shots heard round the bay. By Mike Brown.
Watercress in January?
Yes, and Maine tomatoes, lettuce, and cucumbers, too. Two mid-coast firms pioneer in year-round hydroponic farming. By Robert Sardinsky.
The Big Ones that Always Get Away
Conservationist Brad Burns knows where to catch — and release — monster striped bass that are returning to the cleaned-up Kennebec. By John N. Cole.
What Makes a Great Maine Resort?
Twenty noteworthy answers suggest a broad range of types, comforts, and prices. By Gretchen Piston.
Boating Down East
A Guide to Summer Pleasures Afloat, a special supplement by the Editors of Down East Magazine.
Room With A View
Acts of kindness, such as these, only make the hard job of the writer harder. It’s much easier to criticize and scorn, to uncover rascality than to discover charity. By Caskie Stinnett.
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Maine Children’s Books
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
The Man Behind Moosehead Lake
The Formidable Grandma Mac
Cover: Schooner Roseway in Pennbscot Bay, by Benjamin Mendlowitz.