Miracle on Mechanic Sheet
Nobody in Camden ever dreamed that the town’s biggest eyesore would one day be reborn as the corporate showplace of a multibillion-dollar company. By Jeff Clark.
A would-be heiress seeks to set right the family tree and confirm the connection between herself and a long-lost Maine inventor. By Elizabeth Peavey.
Evolution of the Bowdoin Man
By turns an athlete, an orator, a frat man, and an antiwar activist, the Bowdoin man continues to evolve. Today, as often as not he’s likely to be a woman. By Edgar Allen Beem.
You Can Count on Charlie
From routine errands to medical emergencies, Down East islanders put their trust in pilots like Charlie Jones. By Margot McWilliams.
Lost to Time
Remarkable photographs capture the remnant beauty of abandoned Maine houses. Photographs by Brian Vanden Brink.
Iron Man of North Whitefield
In the hands of Roger Majorowicz, raw metal and old farm implements turn into intriguing public sculpture. By Andrew Vietze.
Coverlets & Candlesticks
Dick and Lee McWilliams launched an offbeat mail-order company on Little Deer Isle and survived a runaway success. By Jeff Clark
Room With a View
A hammer is a harbinger of change, of novelty, of something being added to one’s life, and the sound was coming from the fishhouse being built on the small fragment of land I own across the water. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of East Corinth
The Maine Viewpoint
No Win Exports?
Down East Bookshelf
The Rusticator’s Journal
Along the Waterfront
Luxury Tax Lifted
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Lost Beyond Jackman
Cover: In East Machias, one of Maine’s abandoned homesteads stands stoically, lost to time. Photographed by BrianVanden Brink.