Down East, Oct. 2015

October 2015

The October issue is now on newsstands and in our store. The ultimate Maine fall foliage tour, Mill Town Millennials, Maine’s cold case squad, Portland’s Marshmallow Cart, Northwoods Gourmet Girl, and more.



A long-sought specialty squad of the Maine State Police will soon start delving into the state’s most puzzling unsolved crimes.

Maine Art, Curationland


With a brand-new format and a muck-boot–sporting curator, the ninth iteration of the Portland Museum of Art Biennial comes into its own.

Where in Maine?

Our Favorite Letter

Each month, Down East editors select our favorite response to “Where in Maine?” Here is our favorite letter from August’s, Cobbosseecontee Lake picture.

Mill Towns

Last Summer in the Magic City

With the paper industry gone and little economic opportunity to replace it, many in the Katahdin region fear an exodus of young people. So what’s it like to be staring down adulthood in 2015 in the shadow of the Millinocket mills?