• A Meal with the Mayor

    A Meal with the Mayor / Food File

  • Community Theater

    Community Theater / June Feature

  • Help from Above

    Help from Above / Unsung Hero

  • Kudos to The Nite Show

    Kudos to The Nite Show / Talk of The Town

  • Outdoor Adventures

    Outdoor Adventures / June Feature

special sections


Outdoor Adventures

Ready for adventure? Whether it’s falling from the sky, navigating rapids, or scaling a cliff, Maine has an out... Read More

Community Theater

Maine’s stages come alive during the summer months. This summer, you can catch Shakespeare under the stars at F... Read More

A Piece of Maine
Island Life

Deer Isle-Stonington is coastal living as its most quaint. Eight lighthouses dot the surrounding landscape and lobste... Read More


Metro Health
A Program with Promise

The future looks bright for physical therapist assistants, and the University of Maine at Presque Isle has created a ... Read More

Metro Wellness
Quality, Not Calories

Want advice on how to live a healthy life? Ditch counting calories. Read More


Food File
A Meal with the Mayor

Juggling politics and a new baby, Ben Sprague and his wife Malorie enjoy down time at home, with healthy, hearty meal... Read More

Kitchen Confidential
Suzuki’s Sushi Bar

Keiko Suzuki Steinberger uses local seafood and produce to please the palates of sushi lovers, from the Midcoast and ... Read More


Movers and Shakers
A Tireless Advocate

Theresa Fowler, head of The Central Aroostook Chamber of Commerce, will do whatever needs to be done to finish the jo... Read More

A Legacy of Craftsmanship

It takes a long time to make an Ellis Boat, but the lucky people who own one know it’s well worth the... Read More


Metro Sports: High School
High Five

Chris Libby’s love of track and field started in high school. His goal is to get younger kids involved in the s... Read More

Metro Sports: College
Summer is for Sports

Sports summer camps are a tradition and right of passage for many youth. Camps at the University of Maine in Orono pr... Read More

Savvy Seniors

Woods & Waters

Maine Woods & Waters
Dear Vacationers

Maine is touted as Vacationland for good reason, but are you sure you want to move here?  Read More

Last Word

Last Word
A Day at the Beach

There are certain, unwritten rules one must follow when planning a trip to the beach. Read More

Unsung Hero

Unsung Hero
Help from Above

Jon Roebuck, Corinth, remote access coordinator for LifeFlight of Maine   Read More

what's happening

31 Jul: Romantic Music for Clarinet and Piano - A performance by the gifted duo of Jose Franch-Ballester on clarinet and Ran ... Read more

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