Matt Haskell

Juggling Act

Five restaurants, a brewery . . . and an eco-resort in Belize? How Matt Haskell, son of Bangor, started out scrubbing pots and wound up a restaurant mogul.

wild island

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from July’s photo of Marshall Island.

Maine Coast Heritage Trust

Coastal Crusaders

In August, Maine Coast Heritage Trust launched a dizzyingly ambitious campaign to address development pressures, increase access to Maine’s coast, and mitigate the impacts of climate change.

Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument

Finding Its Footing

Two years in, after a rocky start, Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument has found a clearer path forward — and so have the communities counting on it to drum up business.