Interview: Man of the Mountain

Man of the Mountain From operating lifts to ski patrolling, Erik McClure has helped keep Sugarloaf running for more than a quarter-century by Paul KoenigPhotography by Nicole Wolf Issue: November 2020 One winter while in college, Erik McClure moved up … Continue reading

The Communicator in Chief

The Communicator in Chief Maine CDC director Dr. Nirav Shah on how to talk to people during a pandemic and why he doesn’t believe in silver linings by Paul KoenigPhotography by Nicole Wolf Issue: October 2020 Less than a year … Continue reading

Love Letters to Maine | Dora Anne Mills

Dear Maine,During these tumultuous times I find so much solace in realizing you have weathered similar dark storms before. Take the 1918 pandemic with influenza. World War I was ravaging. The pandemic tore open the wounds of health disparities among … Continue reading

Wood Workers

A photographer documents the faces of logging in the North Maine Woods and beyond

Love Letters to Maine | Reza Jalali

Dear Maine, It was love at first sight. You had me at the “Welcome” sign at the Jetport. I was nervous. I was a refugee and worried how to build a new life in Maine. Ours, like most love affairs, … Continue reading

Contemporary Perspective

The Portland Museum of Art’s new chief curator Shalini Le Gall on how museums can be more inclusive to a diverse community

The Two-Year Bicentennial Celebration

Despite the cancellation of Maine’s bicentennial events, we have a lot to consider and celebrate over our 200 years

For the Greater Good

Portland restaurateur and pastry chef Ilma Lopez says kindness is needed to save the city’s restaurants

Love Letters to Maine | Aaron Harris

Dear Maine, I was pretty over you back in 1996 when I left for Boston to pursue a career in music. I had just graduated from Morse High School in Bath and worked all summer to save enough money to … Continue reading