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Home & Property

On the Market: A Beach House in Maine With Oceanfront Views

71 Shore Road, York, ME Price: $1,982,000 Size: 1,122 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 1 Want a vacation house with options? The possibilities are plentiful […]

Home & Property

WMH Architects Turned a Ramshackle Maine Cabin into a Scenic Oasis

The Problem After decades of vacationing on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, a couple retired to their favorite locale and purchased a waterfront property with sweeping […]

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Home & Property

On the Market: A Renovated Farmhouse on an Island in Maine

60 Nancy Lane, Portland, ME Price: $2,500,000 Size: 2,910 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 The name of this home may be Farmhouse Landing, but […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Historical Maine Home on a Semi-Private Island

16 Bremen Long Island, Bremen, Maine Price: $2,475,000 Size: 5,100 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 4 After that millionth Zoom of the day, now seems […]

Home & Property

Top Places to Live 2021

If You Already Want to Move Back to the City Back Bay Median Condo Price: $1,160,000 One-Year Change: -3% Is the Back Bay ever not […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Cozy Loft-Style Condo in Portland

537 Congress St. #510, Portland, ME Price: $695,000 Size: 1,936 square feet Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 2 Live in a beautiful brick building smack in the […]


L.L. Bean’s Fall Collection Has a Fresh Spin on the Classics

If you’re the type of purist who thinks the Bean boot couldn’t possibly be improved upon, consider turning the page now. But if you believe […]

City Life

Bad News: Drought, Storms Could Wipe Out This Year’s New England Foliage

Don’t look now, but all those brightly colored leaves that popped up early this year, giving much of New England a premature dose of peak […]


Explore New England This Fall with These Hidden Gems

Please check state and local COVID-19 guidelines before embarking on your next adventure. HIDDEN-GEM GETAWAY Milford, New Hampshire Given the state of the world, you […]

Home & Property

On the Market: A Petite Charmer on a Maine Island

56 Hillcrest Circle, Southwest Harbor, ME Price: $460,000 Size: 820 square feet Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2 When architect Richard Bradford first custom designed the distinctive […]


Use This Interactive Fall Foliage 2020 Map to Plan Your Next Getaway

One of the few predictable outcomes of 2020 will soon come to pass: In a matter of weeks, leaf-peeping season will arrive more or less […]


Why Is Allen’s Coffee Flavored Brandy So Popular in Maine?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] […]


Travel Guide: Glamp Your Way Through Rustic Bar Harbor, Maine

Summer may be over, but that doesn’t mean the outdoor adventures have to end. An early-fall lounge in Bar Harbor bridges the seasons, beckoning with […]

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New Glamping Retreats, Gorgeous Inns, and More New England Getaway Options

Still mourning the vacation that got booted from your calendar this summer? We’ve got five reasons why it’s always a good time to make your […]

City Life

The Last Lobster Supper?

Mark Ring has been fishing the Stanley Thomas for nearly 30 years. With its red hull, the sturdy boat is the watercraft incarnation of Ring […]