Things to Do

“99.9 percent of people are happy, maybe one in a thousand is a little grumpy” says owner Bill Coggins, referring to the fudge at Ben […]

For half a century, Shirley’s Yarns, Crafts & Gifts has supplied crafters and curious tourists with everything from cupcake tins to lighthouse-themed needlework kits. For […]

  Inside his own sheltered yard, surrounded by wild greenery, Gauch spreads his wings in the morning sunlight at the Stanwood Wildlife Sanctuary in Ellsworth.“He […]

Imagine waking up to birds singing all around, chickens clucking nearby and the scent of salty ocean air wafting through the room. Crossing the Deer […]

“DANGER” warns a sign wedged between a stuffed alligator’s teeth. A long brownish snakeskin also is on a long board at Perry’s Nut House on […]

It’s hard to miss The Whistling Buoy’s series of signs spelling out “FUDGE” in big, bold letters along Route 3 in Trenton. Reminiscent of the […]

Before Kathy Allen agreed to marry Bob Weldon, she had a catch: he had to move to Maine. Weldon, who had lived in Puerto Rico, […]

If you want to understand how sausage is made — or, in this case, how lobster is caught — look no further than the Bottom […]

In June, Buck Memorial Library threw itself a party. Bucksport’s library had reason to celebrate having steadfastly stayed open since the same time last year […]

Under the cover of night, tucked away in the enlisted men’s quarters, a raspy robot utters the word “poltergeist.” Utterance is heard clear as day […]

Gerry Monteux is not someone who particularly enjoys sitting still. But, when it comes to taking photos, the wildlife photographer could sit for a whole […]

  Two silhouettes dance across the orange sky at dusk in Great Pond Mountain Wildlands in Orland. “Night hawks!” Rich MacDonald exclaims. A hush falls […]

  “Cookies and noodles, cookies and noodles. That’s what we make here at Timber Tina’s,” logging legend Tina Scheer declared, holding up a round slice […]

Claire and Carly Weinberg have created a peaceful pit stop for motorists heading to or passing through Gouldsboro. About 20 minutes east of Ellsworth on […]

Stepping across stones, over toads, around delicate wildflowers and wooden staircases leads a curious wanderer down to Maine’s Bold Coast. After following a forested path, […]