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Northern Maine's woods and waters, including Millinocket, Allagash River, St. John River, Baxter State Park, Greenville, Moosehead Lake, Rockwood, Dover-Foxcroft, Bangor, Orono

Celebrate Gifford’s 30th anniversary

Today, Wednesday, June 22, save 30% on ice cream and other menu items at Gifford's Ice Cream stands in Skowhegan, Farmington, Bangor, Waterville, and...

Casting for Recovery at Libby Camps

If you're a breast cancer survivor and you live in Maine, Casting for Recovery is hoping to hook you on fly fishing: "The program...

Maine wilderness escapes

If Five Lakes Lodge is a bit too plush or pricey for you, or if you're craving to learn some winter skills, have I...

Parks and passes

With temps expected to push well into the 80s later this week and a holiday weekend on the horizon, it's time to start thinking...

The latest buzz…

...is the dreaded blackfly. Yup, it's Mother's Day, and true to the adage, they've arrived (click here for a weekly mapped report). Not quite...

Voluntourism opps in Acadia and Baxter

Here's your chance to help build trails in Acadia National Park or Baxter State Park. The Appalachian Mountain Club still has a few openings...

Cure what ales you with Maine Beer Week

Celebrate Maine craft brewing at Maine Beer Week, Nov. 10-17. The week-long brew-ha-ha features beer dinners, pairings, tastings, tours, meet-the-brewer nights, and more, all...

Bourdain in Maine 3

Best story on Bourdain's Maine tour I've seen yet is in today's Bangor News. It details his visit to a baked bean suppah in...

Preserving Maine’s inland wilderness

Two recent acquisitions have protected some of Maine's prized wilderness. The Appalachian Mountain Club has acquired and protected the Roach Ponds tract in the...

207 Maine: Local Choices

If you watch 207 on WCSH tonight, you'll see me chatting about new editions of two of my Moon series guidebooks Coastal Maine and...

Plan ahead for the MIBA sale

Basketmakers from Maine's Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes will be selling their handmade ash splint and sweetgrass baskets at the annual Maine Indian...

I scream, you scream for Maine-made ice cream

A recent Chowhound discussion on Maine's best ice cream got me thinking about when I worked for a trade publication called Gourmet News. I...

Spread a little cheer this weekend in Maine

In addition to the Maine Indian Basketmakers Show and Sale in Orono on Saturday, here are a few other events you might want to...

Five (frozen and snowy) Lakes Lodge

You want remote? You want to cross-country ski or snowshoe without seeing anyone but a moose? Or maybe ride that snowmobile over groomed trails...
Just looking at the ocean crashing on Monhegan's cliffs is cooling on a hot day. Hilary Nangle photo.

Visit and photograph Maine’s 14 National Natural Landmarks

Ready to point and shoot? Maine has 14 sites designated as National Natural Landmarks, and the National Park Service is looking for photos. Winning...