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…

Blurred Lines

Blurred Lines

Passions can run high over the imaginary lines subdividing Maine into regions, as they are not only unofficial, they are also fickle, situational, and entirely open to debate.

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Stitch ’n’ Bliss

The women of Islesboro’s Sewing Circle (est. 1858) make everything from baby sweaters to iPhone cases — not to mention a strong community fabric.

Return of the Old-Timers

Return of the Old-Timers

With a playlist of swing and boogie-woogie tunes, the all-volunteer WYAR is gaining enthusiastic listeners — and many of them are under 35.

Maine Summer Beers

5 Essential Maine Summer Beers

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.