Photographer Dan Tobyne sought to retrace the famous journeys of Henry David Thoreau through the Maine woods. In this excerpt from Thoreau’s Maine Woods, award-winning author Bernd Heinrich imagines what Thoreau might have made of the political battles in the North Woods today.
After three-quarters of a century of preserving Maine’s most scenic places, the state park system is still learning that it can’t manage these lands all on its own.
How I found hope in the urban decay of a mill town.
The state most associated with GOP moderates has suddenly become a Tea Party hotspot.
One hundred years ago John D. Rockefeller, Jr., made a fateful decision that would forever change Mount Desert Island and the history of Maine.
Rockland-based fashion designer and shop owner Beth Bowley is bringing clothing manufacturing back to Maine.
For thirty years a group of dedicated scientists has turned a house in Lubec into a base of operations for monitoring some of the most endangered animals on earth — the North Atlantic right whales that gather each summer in the Bay of Fundy.
One midcoast town has come to symbolize the future of tourism in Maine — will it be the gateway to economic revival or a roadblock to spreading prosperity?
Mainers love to disagree — our independent-minded senators are proof enough of that — and so this year we wanted to let you, our loyal readers, weigh in on our choices for the best of Maine. We won’t claim to agree with every one of your picks, but by and large we are pleased that we’re all seeing pretty much eye-to-eye in the Pine Tree State.
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