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University of New England College of Dental Medicine

Several years ago, a young woman came into my family medicine practice complaining that she could not lose weight. A mother of two, she was busy with a full-time job, but still found time to exercise regularly. She told me … Continue reading

Nurseries and Garden Centers

Got a green thumb? This spring, energize your gardening routine with supplies and advice from some of Maine’s top horticulture experts. Along with providing a diverse assortment of seedlings and top-notch service, these growers’ shops cultivate a sense of community … Continue reading

Royal River Natural Foods

Continuing a two-decade tradition of organic foods and products

Jewelry Makers

Maine is home to an abundance of creative people, so it comes as no surprise that our personal tastes vary as much as our personalities. Local jewelry makers craft designs for every aesthetic, from ornate gold rings to brass utilitarian … Continue reading

Eric Hopkins

The flight from Knox County Regional Airport to North Haven takes only eight minutes, but it follows a path that offers centuries of perspective, both geographic and historic. Crossing Owls Head in the six-passenger Cessna operated by Penobscot Island Air … Continue reading

Dance Classes

With an eclectic mix of courses that run the gamut from quirky to classic and everywhere in between, local dance studios offer Mainers of all ages and abilities the chance to get lost in the rhythm.

Maine Magazine | Trail to Ale 10k | Maine Running

Race Day

Most road races start early in the morning, and the Trail to Ale 10K is no exception. The sky is gray and a light mist clings to the crowd gathering on Portland’s Eastern Promenade. Several runners sprint over from the … Continue reading

Maine Magazine | Maine Coast Taijiquan |Ken Ryan

Master Class

The tidy, shingled barn tucked back off Main Street in South Freeport is newer than most of its neighbors, but easily blends into the classic New England village. With skylights and a tall, windowed cupola, its second floor looks from … Continue reading

Ski Instructors

Skiing and snowboarding may be lifelong passions, but everyone has to start somewhere. At Sugarloaf, a variety of instruction is available, including half-day and full-day programs for kids ages three to 14 and lessons for adults.