A six-year-old Amish Community in Aroostook County works together through winters filled with tragedy and record snowfall to keep their settlement alive.
The cat’s out of the bag: the Maine Coon is one of the most loyal, personable, and lovable breeds around. In a new book, The Maine Coon Cat, Maine Coon enthusiast Liza Gardner Walsh delves into the mysterious history of this regal feline, and offers tips on how to find one of your own.
133 Maine-Made Gifts
This holiday season, we’re celebrating the Maine craftspeople. From clothing designers and artists to woodworkers and coffee roasters, we went on a statewide search to find gifts made right here in the Pine Tree State. Shop our collection of more than one hundred gifts for everyone on your list.
On any given night in Maine, hundreds of teenagers have no place to call home. A few find their way to safety — and, maybe, a better future — at Bangor’s Shaw House.
Where in Maine?
Can you identify the location of this towering tree?
Letters to the Editor
What’s your best memory of Christmas in Maine?
Don’t believe the Internet. It’s okay to celebrate Christmas year-round.
A Maine soldier’s dispatches in 140 characters or less
What’s in a Picture
A Whale of a Time
Whoopie Pies with a Buzz
Franciscan friars combine their baking and brewing skills in Bangor.
When it comes to divorce in the United States, Maine is second only to Nevada. Why?
A family’s dream home is brightened up with fresh colors and lots of lights.
Cooking for Chanukah
In her cookbook Notes from a Maine Kitchen, Kathy Gunst offers two recipes for celebrating the Festival of Lights.
Snow Diving at Christmas
My family has a soft spot for Maine during winter.
Greek and Italian menus from Trattoria Athena and its sister restaurant, Enoteca Athena, enliven Brunswick’s culinary scene.
Maine’s Fallen Heroes
A new exhibit in Portland honors the human side of the Civil War.
The King of Late Night
Danny Cashman’s The Nite Show hits a milestone.
Portland dancers ditch the tutus for a different kind of Nutcracker.
From Our Archives: December 1986
A Look Back at Down East Twenty-Seven Years Ago
Make the season merry and bright at holiday celebrations across the state.