In this photo essay we celebrate Mainers who participated in the 2013 National Senior Games (where, take note all 40-somethings, turning 50 makes you eligible). Shown in the environments that fuel them, these athletes may never appear on a box of Wheaties, but they inspire us every day.
In Aroostook County, a ragtag troop of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans converges on a wilderness school for nine weeks of camping, canoeing, and self-discovery. Can they find what they’re looking for in the Maine North Woods?
The Sochi Olympics are over, but we wondered, could Maine ever host the Winter Games? We asked Sugarloaf’s two-time gold-medalist snowboarder Seth Wescott to weigh in.
Mike and Geoff Howe built tanks for the army, created vehicles for hollywood blockbusters, and starred in their own reality show. What’s next for this dynamic duo?
He may not have made it to this year’s Olympics, but without Bethel native Simon Dumont, there would be no Olympic freeskiing.
Erstwhile summer campers share their lasting, embarrassing, warm, and love-struck moments from their time at this iconic Maine institution.
How Austin Powers helped me bridge an international divide at summer camp.
A six-year-old Amish community works together to survive.
In Maine, some homeless teens find their way to safety and hope at Bangor’s Shaw House.
Danny Cashman’s The Nite Show hits a milestone.
The pulse of the midcoast after dark beats in downtown Rockland.
When it comes to divorce in the United States, Maine is second only to Nevada. Why?