May 2018

Mount Desert Island in 48HRS

Mount Desert Island’s abundant natural beauty has long drawn visitors from around the country and around the globe. The island’s picturesque towns, from celebrated Bar Harbor on the eastern shore to small “quiet side” treasures Bernard and Bass Harbor to the far southwest, complement the treasure that is Acadia National Park, which occupies about half of the island.

Best Restaurants for Quiet Dining

Lively, loud restaurants are fine for big groups and celebratory occasions. But when you want to enjoy your meal along with quiet conversation, some places are better options than others.

Zen in the Kitchen

Cooking and entertaining is Paul Andrews’s recipe for relaxation.

Home, At Last

An architect’s parents find the perfect balance of low-key living and high style design in a Biddeford ranch.

A Place of Their Own

Avesta’s independent living developments offer older Mainers safety, community, and surprising freedom.

Stopping Scams

As more Mainers fall victim to con artists, state and federal officials step up their efforts to combat fraud.