January 2015

Top Doctors 2015

We asked Maine physicians this question: If you or a family member had a problem in the following areas, whom would you select as the best specialist in Maine? The votes are tallied and we present the peer-selected winners.


Musher Ashley Patterson says the Can-Am Crown is the most physically and mentally challenging dog sled race in the East.

The Belfast Operation

In 1984, cocaine trafficking in Maine was considered an urban problem. But in the sticks of the midcoast, a loose cartel of freewheeling, twenty-something drug dealers was building an empire — until one of the state’s most elaborate and far-reaching undercover operations brought it all crashing down.

Zoning Out

A switch to Atlantic Standard Time could brighten up Maine’s winter evenings.

Bold Comfort

In an excerpt from his new cookbook, chef Kerry Altiero shares some of his favorite recipes from Rockland’s beloved Cafe Miranda.