A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…
With a playlist of swing and boogie-woogie tunes, the all-volunteer WYAR is gaining enthusiastic listeners — and many of them are under 35.
A flurry of development in the Kennebunks has prompted a philosophical tug-of-war about the towns’ identities.
What does it mean to talk like a Mainer in 2015? As writer and linguist Michael Erard explains, the answer is wicked complicated.
Another year, another Down East Best of Maine Readers’ Choice poll. Some 5,000 of you cast a ballot this year, and you’re an opinionated bunch. The results include some newcomers in their categories and some stalwart shoo-ins that just can’t seem to lose.
Ever wanted to step inside a painting by your favorite artist? Veteran journalist David Millward did just that. Kind of.
Ukrainian fusion folk. Social media shutterbugs. Hollywood starlets. Highbrow foot laundry. The Best of Maine Editors’ Choice winners for “Culture.”
Any old bar can pour you a pint. Where do serious beer lovers settle in among their tribe?
In a Lisbon Falls basement, retired cobbler Walter Parker keeps the old ways alive.
Summer is unarguably the best time of year to drink beer — at picnics and ballgames, on boats and at barbecues, at sunny, seaside beer gardens. Whatever the setting, these five brews are eminently quaffable.
Long known for its car culture, South Portland is reclaiming neighborhoods where residents prize getting around on foot.
You may be featured in our August issue if you vote for your favorite Maine State Park. Click to submit your entry by Friday, June 5!
How the Saco-Biddeford cotton empire gave rise to a trashy 19th-century literary craze full of torrid affairs, horrendous murders, and ruined females.