Brian Kevin

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Aloha From Hawaii 2!

Maine’s newest communal island retreat may be a gag, but its 250,000 owners still wish they were here.


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.


Bench Warmer

Just in time for the holidays, Portland’s municipal organist is reunited with his (50-ton) instrument.


Why We Hunt: Management

He’s effective, controversial, and in demand. Meet the scientist-sharpshooter who eliminated Monhegan’s deer herd.


Bear Referendum 2014

Passions are high, motivations tangled, and bedfellows strange. Oh, and did we mention this already happened 10 years ago?


Turtle Powah

Who knew that the “heroes in a half shell” got their start among the soft shells? An interview with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator and native Mainer Kevin Eastman.