North by East
Advisories and opinions on the lobster license plate, the moose-permit auction, and Rockland’s Class of ’63.
Crazy over Cranberies
A growing number of people Down East in Washington County are betting that cranberries will be the lucrative new crop of the future. By Ken Textor.
Sky High at Bigelow
Mainers saved the mighty Bigelow range from development twenty years ago — and have been enjoying it mightily ever since. By Andrew Vietze.
One Man’s Hero
When John Pullen penned his classic on Joshua Chamberlain’s Civil War exploits in 1957, he never dreamed people would be eagerly reading it forty years later. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
A new cottage on Long Lake fits into its setting flawlessly. By Matthew P. Mayo.
Make Way for Gobblers
Wild turkeys, long vanished from the Maine woods, are once again trotting across the state. John Cole explains their phenomenal resurgence.
Where in Maine?
Even the photographer who made the aerial portrait of this central Maine community says he can’t identify it. Can you help him out?
Making It In Maine
Among the more successful small businesses in the state are three firms that specialize in imports.
Homer’s Smiling Sharks
A glimpse at how Winslow Homer dealt with his critics, his dealers, and his neighbors at Prouts Neck. By Craig Fisher and Helen Ashton Fisher.
An unusual photograph of a sinking schooner captures all the drama of the moment — except the cause of the catastrophe. By Ellen MacDonald Ward.
Room With A View
Food can be a matter of controversy (given the variety of tastes that exist), or interest, or allegiance, or just plain passion, but shouldn’t be a matter of social climbing. By Caskie Stinnett.
The Talk of Maine
The Maine Viewpoint
The Red Barrens
Down East Bookshelf
That Camden Summer by LaVyrle Spencer
Dining Down East
Burning Tree, Otter Creek, Mount Desert Island
Along the Waterfront
‘A Real Head-Tumer’
My Sparring Partner
Cover: Long Lake in autumn, by Brian Vanden Brink.