Governor John Hill Mansion

The Governor Hill Mansion

Historic Highlight

Chances are you’ve driven by Augusta’s Governor Hill Mansion, but do you know the history of the building and its namesake?

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Artful Enclave

Home Feature

This couple’s love of art and literature creates a warm and welcoming abode in Northport, Maine.

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Besa pendant light

Surface Lighting Strategies

Sponsored Content: Fogg Lighting

In a monthly column, Sanford Fogg, of Fogg Lighting in Portland, offers his best advice on illuminating your home. This month, Fogg talks surface lighting strategies.

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Featured Maine Homes for Sale

Real Estate

It’s so fun combing through Maine real estate listings to find good selections to share with you here. I try to include a mix of new and old homes, in a range of locations, sizes, and price points.

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Maine prefabricated houses

Way Fab Prefabs

Home Feature

In their quest for affordable, energy-efficient homes, some Mainers are thinking outside the site-built box.

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Movers and Shakers

Sponsored Content: Chilton Furniture

To come up with their fresh, modern designs, Jen and Jared Levin, of Chilton Furniture, draw inspiration from a 300-year-old religious sect.

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Photo courtesy of Legacy Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

You Could Live Here

Maine Places

In this roundup of current real estate offerings, we’ve attempted to harness that sense of otherworldliness and those pansies-spilling-from-a-window-box feels.

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Cobbosseecontee Lake

Photo submitted by Gail James

Blast from the Past

View of the Week

How’d you like to roll up to an adorable cabin on Cobbosseecontee Lake in this sweet car and stylish outfit? Thanks to Gail James for sharing this 1947 scene.

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Blue Hill home

A Roomy Refuge

Property We Covet

If you buy a summer home in Maine, they will come. So it makes sense to invest in a place where you know you’ll never run out of space. This eleven-bedroom shingled retreat in Blue Hill fills the bill.

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