Culture

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A Reverberating Question

A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — 
whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…

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Mr. CMP

Jim Wright is Maine’s most famous power-line worker — evah!

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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.

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All Hail The Woodstove!

Mainers have a special relationship with their woodstoves — and plenty to say about them. Michael Burke is just getting warmed up.

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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.

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Zoning Out

A switch to Atlantic Standard Time could brighten up Maine’s winter evenings.

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A Winter Place

Much of Maine goes into hibernation in winter. Indeed, in some parts of the state, entire villages become virtual ghost towns. Not Fort Kent.