Orono

Tried and True

In late October, University of Maine President Susan Hunter was loading her car for the trip back to Orono after an overnight stay in Portland. A young woman and her father approached her, having spotted the UMaine hockey jacket Hunter … Continue reading

Entrepreneur State

With cutting-edge ideas, bold ambition, and optimistic investors, startup success is gaining momentum in Maine. They say you have seven seconds to make a good first impression. But when Susan MacKay stood before a full house of Maine Angel investors … Continue reading

Stargazing Lookouts

by Kelly Clinton | Photograph by Trent Bell   In the dense forests, out on the ocean or in the middle of a lake on a boat, lie on your back and look up—Maine’s night sky swarms with stars. This … Continue reading

Bangor, Brewer, + Orono

48 HOURS-November 2013 Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff: Katy Kelleher + Leanne Ouimet   Katy Kelleher, Online Editor Fall weather is my favorite type of weather, and scary stories are my favorite kind of stories, so it’s with a sense … Continue reading

University of Maine Museum of Art

  Experience dynamic contemporary art exhibitions in the heart of downtown Bangor! 40 Harlow StreetBangor, ME 04401207.561.3350207.561.3351umma.umaine.edu 10am–5pm, Monday–SaturdayFree admission   The University of Maine Museum of Art presents a dynamic and diverse schedule of 12 original contemporary art exhibitions … Continue reading

Bangor, Brewer, + Orono

48 HOURS-November 2012Photographs + stories by Maine magazine staff:Sophie Nelson, Susan Grisanti + Joe Hebert Joe Hebert, Online Editor   Friday 4:00 p.m. @ Portland Transportation CenterI hurry out of work to pick up my friend Alex—a Bailey Island native … Continue reading

Martha Sterling-Golden

Q+A-September 2012 By Sophie Nelson   NAME: Martha Sterling-Golden AGE: 57 OCCUPATION: Nonprofit advisor, writer + musician A folk-rock singer and musician, Martha Sterling-Golden is a past president of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University, and now serves on … Continue reading

Vinyl State

FEATURE-May 2011By Sandy LangPhotographs by Peter Frank Edwards What happens when a 1970s- era record player spurs a weekend search for vinyl vendors? This yarn just might need a soundtrack. Play a record, and you can almost  see the music … Continue reading

Habib Dagher

PROFILE-April 2010 By Peter A. Smith Photographs by Jarrod McCabe Engineer, professor, catalyst Discussed: Off-shore wind power, oil, hurricanes, composite material, bridges in backpacks, integrals, and making a difference   Habib Dagher came to the University of Maine at Orono … Continue reading