Virginia Wright

Virginia M. Wright is the senior writer at Down East.

Maine Restaurant, Boynton-McKay, Camden


Brian Beggarly and his wife, Molly Eddy, purchased Camden’s popular breakfast and lunch spot, Boynton-McKay Food Co., a year-and-a-half ago. See how they’re putting their own stamp on this beloved small-town institution.

Shattered, Maine Wabanaki People - 2


A historic process is exposing the injuries inflicted by Maine’s child welfare system on generations of Wabanaki people — and illuminating a way forward to bring healing and change.

Perkins Cove

Ogunquit Leads the Way

For its ordinance aiming to protect residents from toxic chemicals, we are proud to award the 33rd Down East Environmental Award to the town of Ogunquit.