Yarmouth

Education Unbound

In a world of unlimited technology, the way high school students are learning is changing. About five years ago, Ian Ramsey, a teacher at North Yarmouth Academy (NYA), noticed that kids were processing things differently; they had shorter attention spans. … Continue reading

48 Hours in Freeport + Yarmouth

Friday Evening A cozy night in Tonight I’m traveling solo, without my kids and husband. Downtown Freeport looks magical, with the holiday lights and snow-covered ground. When I see the Harraseeket Inn I pinch myself; it looks like a quintessential … Continue reading

Clams and Community

I was just tall enough to see out the window of my family’s station wagon, and I pressed my face to the glass, hoping for a glimpse of our new town. Although the nearby ocean was a familiar sight, the … Continue reading

Heart and Home

In Leeann and Tom Leahy’s house, in the downstairs powder room against a backdrop of cherry-red seahorses and blue mermaids, hangs a framed real estate advertisement. “An Old Shipmaster’s Mansion,” it reads. “Built in 1792, restored in 1921, and located in the heart of the old … Continue reading

Woodhull Public House

After a week recovering from the flu with a steady diet of tea and toast, what I needed was some fun. And pho. Fortunately, both were readily available at Woodhull Public House, the latest addition to Yarmouth’s evolving dining scene. … Continue reading

Falmouth + Yarmouth | 48HRS Maine | Maine Magazine

Falmouth + Yarmouth

These southern Maine towns are more than bedroom communities to Portland, offering coastal escapes and burgeoning local food options. Friday 3:45 p.m. @ Town Landing Market My first stop is Falmouth Foreside’s well-known convenience store. It’s been around since the late … Continue reading

Owl and Elm | Yarmouth | Eat Maine | Maine Magazine

Owl & Elm

Not long after I wrote an October 2016 Maine magazine story about the dining scene in Yarmouth, the town welcomed another restaurant into the fold. Owl and Elm opened in September in the heart of the village, right next to … Continue reading