History

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Escape from Spencer Lake

During World War II, thousands of German prisoners of war were held in internment camps across Maine. In the winter of 1945, three of them got away.

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Fantastic Voyage

Kennett Rawson, 15, and Joseph N. Field, 14, are about to embark on a great adventure, a three-month voyage to the sub-Arctic aboard Commodore…

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Rocks on a Hard Place

Hordes of visitors who descend on Ogunquit each summer want to leave their calling cards in the form of rock towers standing anywhere from 1 to 5 feet high.

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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…

Smugglers & Spies

The War of 1812 was especially cruel to the state of Maine, but some found opportunity and wealth amid the chaos.