The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

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Tuesday 207

paintings by Jessica Stammen About this painting: Like any small business owners in the state of Maine my parents know how short, intense, and important the summer season is for their livelihood. My mom’s store in Camden is a beautiful place — but so is Megunticook Lake, just a two mile drive from town. Even […]


haiku by Kristen Lindquist A friend and I visited the historic fish ladder in Damariscotta Mills this morning at high tide and then again this afternoon at low tide. We were mesmerized by the undulating masses of thousands of fish, as they struggled past the gauntlet of gulls up the watery staircase and through a mill pond to […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #6

Recently Overheard in Portland: One old salty dog to another: “Fish n’ chips? Fish n’chips? Why you gettin’ fish n’ chips instead of chili?” Second salty dog: “It’s Friday. Gotta eat fish on Friday.” First salty dog: “No you don’t! Ain’t no pope: you can eat chili!” (Overheard by Mindy at Three Dollar Deweys)

Last Minute Ice Fishing

text by Steve Vose photographs by Kate Sfeir By March, winter’s icy grip on Washington County begins slowly loosening and snow covered landscapes begin springing back to life. This final conclusion, at the end of a long cold winter, always seems to renew my passion to get back into the wilds. Historically warmer days and longer […]

We All Have Our Reasons: #56

Recent status update from Port Clyde Fresh Catch: Fresh Local Fiddleheads! Fresh Local Fish! These two things can only come together in the spring. We have the fish, 207-372-1055

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