Audubon taught me about the splendors of this continent’s wildness and about the human savagery often pitted against it.
Take a kid-friendly trip through the Katahdin region.
Last year’s second running of the Great Maine Scavenger Hunt enticed hundreds of readers and fans to explore the Pine Tree State’s weirder, woolier corners. Dozens returned home victorious — faces suntanned, quads aching from mountain hikes, hands stinking of codfish. Here are a few of their stories.
Anticipation is in the air as miners dig for tourmaline.
For many seniors on Maine’s islands, the prospect of settling into a mainland care home is disquieting. The alternative requires a whole community’s investment.
One summer, WABI-TV meteorologist Todd Simcox had tomatoes growing like gangbusters in his garden. He made pasta sauce, but it tasted terrible. He tried salsa, and friends and family loved it.
Can you name this striking church and the town it’s in?
The year’s most talked-about big-screen superhero spends summers laying low (and occasionally battling aliens) on the midcoast.
Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from March’s photo of The New Portland Wire Bridge.
Opinions, advisories, and musings from the length and breadth of Maine.