From art trails to the Zephyr Ledges, we’ve put together a guide (with help from our savvy islander friends) that’s as freewheeling and eclectic as the islands themselves.
On Maine’s islands, the presence of law enforcement is light to nonexistent. So how does a community make do with only the thinnest of thin blue lines? By Jesse Ellison.
The women of the Islesboro Sewing Circle (est. 1858) make everything from baby sweaters to iPhone cases — not to mention a strong community fabric. By Sandra L. Oliver.
Portland proper isn’t the only foodie haven on Casco Bay. Just a ferry ride away, the islands are scenic spots for scrumptious coastal dining. By Kate McCarty.
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Where in Maine?
Can you name this community?
What You Said
What’s your favorite Maine island and why?
North by East
Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine
Down East Dispatches
News You May Have Missed
What’s in a Picture
Earle G. Shettleworth Jr., Maine Preservationist Par Excellence
Talk of Maine
Living the Maine Life
An Art Project in Phippsburg
Bixby & Co. Candy Bars
Room With a View
Overheard at the Farmer’s Market
What to Do in Maine This Month
The Honey Paw
Toy Theater’s Comeback
From Kate Christensen’s How to Cook a Moose
On the cover: Pope’s Folly Island in Lubec’s Johnson Bay, by Pat and Chuck Blackley.