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On a seven below zero morning in Blue Hill, layers of sky, land, smoke, and water conjure a torn paper seascape.

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Opposites React

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Complementary colors converge in a painterly Harpswell sky, causing each side to shine brighter.

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Fall’s Finale

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October may get all the glory, but November — when brilliant blue and gold water and grasses compensate for mellowing foliage — has our hearts. Submitted By: Gobqgo37

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Midas Touch

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“Mommy, stop here — isn’t it beautiful?” my son said as we passed under a maple like this on our way to the bus stop last week. We stood there in a shaft of golden light, transfixed. And, yes, we missed the bus. – Sarah, Maine Homes Editor 

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Belfast Submitted By: Ericreed

Coastal Village Tour Part 2

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Part one of our tour took us from the southern beaches to South Bristol. This week we pick up on Monhegan Island and continue on to the Canadian border, hitting the town most photographed by Down East readers along the way. In every season, in sunlight, fog, and a shroud of darkness, Stonington’s picturesque working harbor captivates Maine natives and travelers. What is it about this and the other places on our (non-comprehensive!) list that peaks your interest? Leave a comment and let us know your thoughts. 

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Purple Majesty

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USA Today is offering cute puppy videos to help ease election fatigue. We give you a painterly sunrise reflected on serene Lake Pennesseewassee in Norway. Deep breaths, friends. 

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Yin and Yang

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The moon rises over Saddleback Mountain in Rangeley, dulling the distant foliage, while the lowering sun sets the foreground ablaze.

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Kennebunkport Submitted By: MichaelORourke

Coastal Village Tour Part 1

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If you could live anywhere on the coast of Maine where would you choose? Come along with us on a cruise through some of the state’s most picturesque seaside towns — from the southern beaches to South Bristol — as seen through the lenses of Down East readers. Then join us next week for part two of our tour, when we’ll continue through the midcoast and Down East regions and reveal the coastal town most photographed by our readers.

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