The author of 21 poetry collections, Gary Lawless has often pursued and expressed the development of his own ideas, but he also works to encourage others to find their voices. He and Beth Leonard opened Gulf of Maine Books in Brunswick 38 years age as a community hub. … Continue reading
As an environmental scientist, Dr. Susan D. Shaw’s work over the last three decades has focused on the toxic exposure of people and animals to hazardous chemicals. In 1980, because of her background in both film and public health, photographer Ansel Adams commissioned her towrite the first … Continue reading
Dr. Melik Peter Khoury was the first member of his immediate family to get a degree beyond high school. Growing up in West Africa, he says, higher education was a privilege. “Once I had achieved my bachelor’s degree I realized I wanted to dedicate my life to … Continue reading
Maine isn’t short on independent spirit. We have a long history of artists calling Maine home, escaping to the woods and sea to find inspiration. Small businesses drive our economy, which has one of the highest percentages of self-employed workers … Continue reading
Perched high within the trees on the coast of Georgetown, three clever little homes are providing ample inspiration to Maine travelers.
Summertime is in full, bright swing along a deep harbor where old salts, young sailors, and world travelers gather—on boats, at the yacht club, and sometimes in a late-1800s inn with a cozy, fascinating pub.
Four generations stay connected through their family camp in Gouldsboro
In Italy and other parts of Europe, it’s not unusual to find a restaurant attached to a service station. In fact, while not gourmet, some surprisingly excellent meals can be found at these roadside stops. William Holmes was aware of … Continue reading
David C. Driskell first came to Maine in 1953 as a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture residency program, and has always felt that the state was a special place for artists. At his studio in Falmouth, where he lives during … Continue reading
As a child, Maureen Drouin loved playing outside—swimming, hiking, fishing, and camping. Now she works to protect Maine’s natural heritage for future generations. As executive director of Maine Conservation Voters, Drouin and her colleagues have quadrupled the political advocacy group’s budget and grown its staff, as well … Continue reading