July 2018

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.

Good To-Go

Roughing It?

A decade ago, Jennifer Scism was running a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York. But along the way she married a Mainer, got tired of the grind, moved to York, and started backpacking.

Maine Birds

Ordinary Birds

“Rare birds, high-value birds, please us. But no more than the cliff swallows that once arrived in abundance every spring.”

Former mill in Topsham by Angus King

Senategrams

Down East director of photography Benjamin Williamson on Senator Angus King’s sharp shooting.