The Ultimate Maine Real Estate Guide

Strong demand and relatively low inventory in Maine’s 2018 real estate market led to a record year for both the number of home sales and the median price. Total sales of single-family homes increased by 1.31 percent from 2017, and … Continue reading


Every summer my wife and I and our two pups camp at Camden Hills State Park. During our trip this past July, in the midst of a heat wave, we paddled for an hour before cooling off in the water. … Continue reading

Outside, Millinocket

Yes, bikes on the snow. I’ve been wanting to try that for a while now. But you need the right bicycle—and, especially, the right tires—and you need good snow. Photographer Peter Frank Edwards and I plan for an early February … Continue reading

Downeast Harborside

From a harbor at the edge of Gouldsboro, generations of families have made a living catching lobster. Corea has a picturesque waterfront, but unlike the well-visited Mount Desert Island to the east, the harbor here is filled with boats for … Continue reading

Flight Plan

Forty-one years ago, work on the first Maine Bird Atlas commenced as ornithologists began the arduous task of documenting birds that breed in Maine. After five years of observing birds and analyzing the data, the first atlas was published in 1983. “There are a … Continue reading