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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Why We Hunt: Management

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

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Lay of the Land

When it comes to preserving Maine’s open spaces, a new report says quality should trump quantity. Click here to listen to Maine Public Broadcasting…

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Why We Hunt: Camp

In this excerpt from his nostalgic new book Leave Some for Seed, artist and outdoor writer Tom Hennessey says deer camp was the perfect place to come of age.

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Maine’s Oddest Graves

October is the month for strange stories of the dead, and Maine has more than its share. We’ve dug up four of our favorites.

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The Last of the Shakers?

Amid the green pastures and historical placards of the last active Shaker community, a trio of believers is keeping the faith.

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Beth’s Farm Market

Come fall, this farm offers a variety of family-friendly activities, along with apples, pumpkins, squash, and a super-tough corn maze.

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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.