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The Joy and Heartache of Maine Farm Life in the 1960s
Writer Ronald Joseph remembers life on the family farm.
The Case of the Missing Mussels
Where have all the mussels gone? Rocks once covered in clinging blue bivalves are bare and biologists are hoping to learn why.
Friendship, Art & Commerce
Two recently single women forge a friendship, and gain new insights about themselves.
An Ode to a Tiny Shingle-Style Cottage
A little house perched on the rocks in Vinalhaven is a delightful example of rusticator architecture, writes architect Henry N. Cobb.
James Fitzgerald: Monhegan Modernist
Monhegan has inspired many painters, including James Fitzgerald. This year the island’s art museum turns 50 and a new book celebrates Fitzgerald’s work.
Good Reads — Issue 152
Summer reading ideas
When planting your garden, think about ways to encourage beneficial bugs.
Sculptors Kazumi Hoshino and Jesse Salisbury work from the local to the international—from the coast of Maine to an island in Japan’s inland sea—turning granite into works of art.
A funky camp on Great Pond is transformed into a year-round home with modern touches.
The Art of the Commission
Yes, you can do it: you can order up a special work of art—and contribute significantly to its creation.
The Artist and the Ardent Admirer
The complex relationship between an artist and an ardent admirer: collector Susan Myers and painter Paul Rickert.
A House of Many Woods
Paul and Jula Sampson make their living selling wood products to the builders of fine homes, so it was only natural that when they built a new home, it included more than 35 varieties of wood.
Fitz Henry Lane Painting in Searsport Museum
A Fitz Henry Lane painting joins the PMM collection
Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show 2017
Three days of handcrafted products on the Rockland waterfront.
Something in the Water?
Tiny Harpswell, Maine, has inspired more than its share of writers, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Elizabeth Strout.