I pack for a winter weekend and head towards Maine’s northernmost territory—the County, where the first snowfall of the year is beginning to cover the trails.
When an Air Force Base moved out from one of the most rural corners, Maine School of Science and Math moved in and young ambition followed. The lesson becomes visceral during a drive to Aroostook County to visit the Maine … Continue reading
May 2015 By: Kelly Clinton Photography: Peter Frank Edwards Fred Michaud, scenic byways coordinator for the Maine Department of Transportation, explains to be called a byway, routes have to be scenic, of course, but also have to have cultural, … Continue reading
In the North Maine Woods we join the (scout) pack and start paddling.
I am heading up I-95 to spend the weekend in Aroostook County. I bring my dad along; he has snowmobiled all over Maine, and he knows what’s what when it comes to trail riding. As we climb north, way north, … Continue reading
Snowmobiling in the St. John Valley Ripping across a frozen lake at 60 miles per hour on a gas-powered machine roughly the size of a large pony. It helped that on the lake we were riding across—Eagle Lake in … Continue reading
TRAVEL – January 2014 By Sandy Lang Photographs by Peter Frank Edwards This part of vast Aroostook County can quickly turn into a winter wonderlandespecially at a Swedish-style lodge and trails situated more northerly than Montreal, and practically due east … Continue reading
FEATURE-October 2013 By Jaed Coffin Photographs by Fred Field The thirteen-decade farming heritage of the McCrum family Darrell McCrum—great-great-grandson of Lemuel McCrum, great-grandson of Darrell McCrum, grandson of Dana McCrum, and son of Jay McCrum—is the vice president of operations … Continue reading
48 HOURS-March 2013 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Susan Grisanti + Steve Kelly Susan Grisanti, Editor-in-Chief Over the years I’ve heard much folklore about the “The County”: how different it is from the southern part of the state, … Continue reading
A-LIST-October 2012 By Joe Hebert 01 Longfellow Statue Portland The Henry Wadsworth Longfellow statue in Portland’s West End neighborhood was unveiled on September 29, 1888. While historically significant, the statue is also a fun landmark for city residents—during the holidays, wrapped … Continue reading