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Patrick Dempsey Cultivates his Maine Roots

Patrick Dempsey Cultivates his Maine Roots The actor tells us lessons he learned while growing up in Maine and what keeps him returning to his home state. by Katherine EnglishmanPhotography by Christina Wnek Issue: March/April 2021 Patrick Dempsey’s roots run … Continue reading

Love Letters to Maine | Kerry Gallivan

Dear Maine, We first met on the grey sand beaches of Wells. You introduced my childhood imagination to tide pools. I thought they were my own personal aquarium. Each day they were restocked, again and again. You gave me friendships. … Continue reading

The Changemaker

A year after her historic election, Lewiston city councilor Safiya Khalid serves as an inspiration to other young immigrants in her hometown.

Love Letters to Maine | Cindy Soule

Dear Maine, Your teachers have flexed with creativity, perseverance, and compassion to deliver instruction in ways that are assuredly different from the past. In moments of vulnerability, we have leaned on one another and found solutions to barriers. Together, we have demonstrated a … Continue reading

Meet the Hosts of WeGo

Kat Englishman and Miss Maine Carolyn Brady tell us what they’re most looking forward to doing on Maine magazine’s new video series.

Love Letters to Maine | Beth Greenlaw Shissler

Dear Maine, I have never loved you more than I do today. Sure, I’ve tested the waters elsewhere—I’ve lived in six states and traveled to many countries—but you are home to me. My great-great-grandparents came from Aroostook County, Isle au … Continue reading

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