Come to the Forest for a Classic summer

Seeing the world through the prism of your internet browser, you may find yourself pining for the analog. Maybe you miss not just physical...

Letter from Aroostook: We’ll get through this

Mainers are used to winter being rugged, especially those of us who choose to live in the northernmost and wildest parts of the state. ...

Hiking and history come together in Bath

Maine’s caves could tell some stories, if they were the talking sort. But they’re not saying a word. Caves are nature’s secret-keepers, their recesses running...

On Screen: Dark and disturbing, animated ‘The Wolf House’ isn’t for kids

A lot of things about the 2018 film "La Casa Lobo" ("The Wolf House"), by the Chilean filmmakers Cristobal Leon and Joaquin Cocina, shape-shift...

Drinking the Clorox: The radical transparency of Spose

There is artistic risk in taking the volume approach to releases that Spose (Wells, Maine’s most famous rapper lives in Sanford now) has taken....

Leftovers: ‘Dogs and kids always know’

My mother used to say young children and dogs are best at judging a person’s character. For years, I attributed this generalization to Fivel...

No better time to run, swim, paddle or bike

Charging along the residential streets of coastal Maine under the summer sun, your pace bolstered by clanging bells, the shouts of cheering spectators, and...

On Screen: Films honor grief, suffering, action, bravery

The movements of grief are intricate, penetrating, and cyclical. American culture offers few collective rituals that honor this complexity, and so the work of...

Into the Wild: Maine Climate Council hopes to prevent a different crisis

"Every industry of Maine’s economy will be impacted by climate change, and the state must develop strategies to prepare for its consequences.” That was Bumbleroot...

When will the show go on?

The buzz is out there. Pete Kostopoulos is looking for a place to reopen the Taverna. It’s been a while, but plenty of people...