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- Features - 60 Reinventing Rockland A decade after its artistic and commercial renaissance, the "Lobster Capital of the World" is experiencing growing
- Features -
Reinventing RocklandA decade after its artistic and commercial renaissance, the "Lobster Capital of the World" is experiencing growing pains. By Virginia Wright.
5,267 Feet of RockAt age forty-five, I wanted to climb Mount Katahdin to prove to my older brothers I was no longer their baby sister. Guess what happened? By Elizabeth Peavey.
The ModerateStopping the closing of military bases in Maine might be the ultimate test of Senator Susan Collins' growing political clout. By Down East Senior Editor Jeff Clark.
The Buying GameYes, you can afford great Maine art on a less-than-great budget. Just ask the Gleasons. By Edgar Allen Beem.
Where in Maine?Wabanakis called this gorge "place of the perpetual rainbow." Recognize it?
On the BeachA new house on the dunes of Biddeford Pool captures the bright and breezy style of summer in Maine. By Rebecca Martin Evarts.
A Passion for Perfect Tomatoes"Tomato Lady" Amy LeBlanc, of Wilton, grows more than 300 varieties of organic tomatoes. By Sally Noble.
The Maine Hippie TrailWant to relive those trippy-dippy days of the 1960s and '70s? Here are the back-to-the-landmarks to visit.
Salon PrintsAt Sarah Jeanne's Family Hair Care in Lewiston, the pursuit of beauty takes many wild and wonderful forms, as photographer Melonie Bennett discovered.
High AnxietyWhat kind of person risks life and limb, taking off from grassy airstrips and skimming treetops, all for a "hundred-dollar hamburger"? By Abby Zimet.
Living HistoryThe new Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor does more than preserve the past of Maine's Wabanaki Indians - it celebrates their present. By Luther Young.
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North by East
Tent CitiesOpinions and advisories on why it's harder than ever to find open sand on Maine beaches, plus a new report that praises penny-wise Mainers and a scheme for Skowhegan that's all wet.
The Talk of Maine
Out of ServiceMaine towns want tourists, so why won't they provide the restrooms these visitors need? By Joshua F. Moore.
The Maine Viewpoint
Base Closure RealitiesMaine should fight hard to keep its military bases but also plan for a life without them, according to an editorial from the Ellsworth American. Plus a Rumford man who found himself on the wrong side of the tracks with a railroad company and a step forward for the proposed LNG facility on Passamaquoddy Bay.
A Taste of GermanyThe makers of Morse's sauerkraut have opened a market and café for schnitzel fans in Waldoboro. Plus Portland's little-known waterfalls, an exhibit of naturalist Bernd Heinrich's sketches and pictures, the Abbe Museum's search for Samuel de Champlain's village, a night prowl for owls at the Maine Wildlife Park in Gray, and a tribute to Acadia's George B. Dorr. By Andrew Vietze.
Dining Down East
Chebeague Island InnThe restaurant in this grand summer hotel is well worth the voyage. By Michael Sanders.
Down East Bookshelf
Everyday GothicLike the best of Hitchcock, Monica Wood's new novel is an intimate shocker. By Richard Grant.
Calendar of Events
August HighlightsFairs, festivals, plays, and concerts pack Maine's summer schedule.
What's in a Picture?
Wrestling with the BabeBack in 1945 at the Portland Expo, America's favorite slugger proves that his legendary prowess at the plate pays off in a wrestling ring, too. By Joshua F. Moore.
M*A*S*H NoteHow a meatball surgeon, back from Korea, helped me out of a jam in Waterville. By Anthony Betts.