A flurry of development in the Kennebunks has prompted a philosophical tug-of-war about the towns’ identities.
For the 900 or so year-round residents of Peaks Island, winter is a time to embrace the quiet, the cold, and the community.
It’s not in the mountains. It’s not on the coast. But something about friendly little Pittsfield perfectly evokes the Maine community ethic. (Also, ballerinas!)
Islesford and Great Cranberry Island face the Atlantic — and the future — side by side.
Like Stephen King, the famous author it raised, Durham is quiet and a little weird, with some strange stuff going on upstairs.
Now please go home? Ron Currie has some thoughts on Maine’s most rapidly changing city and the gentrification that displaced him from a neighborhood he loves.
Residents of Grand Lake Stream have safeguarded thousands of acres of forest. Now they’re fighting for their community’s future. By Caitlin Shetterly Photographed by Daniel E. Davis or the last five summers, my husband, two young sons, and I have been making the 5½-hour trek from southern Maine, where we […]
A flurry of development in the Kennebunks has prompted a philosophical tug-of-war about the towns’ identities. By Rob Sneddon Photographed by Cara Slifka f the character of a place derives from the people who live there, then this scene on a quiet Thursday night in March says more about the Kennebunks […]
Long known for its car culture, South Portland is reclaiming neighborhoods where residents prize getting around on foot. By Edgar Allen Beem Photographed by Douglas Merriam early every day, Jeannie Dunnigan roller-skates down the middle of Ocean Street to Smaha’s Legion Square Market to pick up ingredients for Cia, her bistro […]
You can buy a quart of milk anywhere, but it comes with a neighborhood only at the general store.