Too Many Moose?
Monarch of the wildemess, Maine’s most magnificent mammal is thriving — to the point where pressure is building to better ‘manage’ the herd. By Sarah Scott. Photographs by Robert Villani.
Fair Days & Gaudy Nights
Come October the Fryeburg Fair teems with fried dough stands, powerful animals, whirling midway rides, and an assortment of people you’re unlikely to run into anywhere else. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Dealing in Wiscasset
The town that calls itself ‘Maine’s Prettiest Village’ may also be the state’s premier antiques emporium. By Ellen M acDonald Ward.
The Perfect Maine Potato
Food writer John Thorne travels down east in search of the perfect Maine Potato.
The Heathers of October
The frost that wipes out summer’s last blooms also turns these modest little shrubs into a blazing autumn tapestry. Greta Waterman, of Freeport, tells how. By Jane Lamb.
Portland’s Merchant Prince
Maine’s wealthiest citizen, Asa Clapp shored up the U.S. Treasury during the War of 1812 — while serving as an army private. By William David Barry.
On North Haven Island in Penobscot Bay, Chellie Pingree has created a nationwide mail-order sweater business — and leamed a lot about living in a tight-knit community. By Sarah Scott.
Trips Down East
A special 24-page supplement devoted to the joys of searching out the best that Maine autumn has to offer.
Room With a View
There are those who march through life tossing aside objects that have no immediate function but I am not one of them. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Friendship
The Sage of Friendship
The Maine Viewpoint
Holding the Line
Down East Bookshelf
Colony by Anne Rivers Siddons
Along the Waterfront
Weather Vane Buff
North by East
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.
Wild Time in Westbrook
Cover: At Baxter State Park, a bull moose paused just long enough in his browsing for nature photographer Robert Villani to make this majestic portrait.