A Down East fishing community weighs — yet again — whether to trust the Canadians with a beloved artifact. The original bell from steamship…
Once tough and scruffy, Munjoy Hill is now Portland’s most sought after neighborhood.
Photographer Lewis Hine made two trips to Maine at the beginning of the twentieth century to expose the reality of child labor. See a slideshow of his Maine work.
Arthur T. Walden and his winning chinook sled dog celebrate after a 123-mile race in 1922.
Maine and the world’s largest land mammal seem an unlikely pair, but the two share a long, curious history.
The War of 1812 was especially cruel to the state of Maine, but some found opportunity and wealth amid the chaos.
A guide to the forts and batteries that saw action in the War of 1812 across Maine.
The complicated mating rituals of Maine lobsters might make you turn red.
Virginia M. Wright chats with Diane Cowan, founder of the Lobster Conservancy. Excerpted from The Maine Lobster Book, by Virginia M. Wright, Down East Books,…
A paper mill strike punctuates a father’s death in the childhood of a Mexico Maine girl.
For one hundred summers, Pine Island Camp has engaged in a complex battle of deception and strategy.
Writer May Sarton was never fully embraced by York, the Maine town that she loved.