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Down East Magazine, August 2017

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Keepers of the Trail

Visiting the stewards who help make Maine’s stretch of the Appalachian Trail a wilderness experience like no other. By Kathryn Miles

Beacon of Welcome

For 20 years, Cape Elizabeth’s Beach to Beacon road race has welcomed the world’s elite runners — and locals have opened their homes to them. By Tristan Spinksi

Prettiest Harbors

It’s time to lay anchor. Our pictorial tribute to the eight port towns and peaceful coves we never tire of gazing at.


Where in Maine?


The Mail

North by East

Opinions, Advisories, and Musings from the Length and Breadth of Maine

The Coldest War

Our Oldest Border Skirmish

Down East Dispatches

News You May Have Missed

The Absent Majority

Why Ranked-Choice Voting (Potentially) Matters

Not on Board

Debating Cruise Ships on MDI


Living the Maine Life


Walk This Way


Green and Accessible Living

Making It in Maine

Sabre Yachts Navigates an Industry’s Choppy Waters


Grilled Veggie Toasts

Room With a View


What to Do in Maine This Month


Vinalhaven’s Salt


Frappe Sheet: 5 Great Shakes


Painter Linden Frederick

On the cover: Five Islands in Georgetown by Benjamin Williamson

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