My Maine Home

Munjoy Hill, Portland, Maine

East Side Stories

My Maine Home

Natives of Portland’s once-maligned neighborhood reflect on the place they knew, and the changing winds that have been steadily whooshing up the slope.

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Susan A. Olcott and her kids in their backyard in Brunswick, Maine

Wild Life

My Maine Home

Confined to her Brunswick home, a writer discovers the many wonders of a tiny downtown plot.

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Amidst a global crisis, and an infestation, a community grows in a Portland, Maine, two-unit

Bat-Grit Crazy

My Maine Home

Amidst a global crisis, and an infestation, a community grows in a Portland two-unit.

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Tapping My Family Tree

My Maine Home

A writer “from away” puts down roots in Thomaston — and reaps the rewards.

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Inez Sherman home on Route 27 in Edgecomb

Getting to Know Inez

My Maine Home

Shortly after moving into their Edgecomb home, a couple realizes they’re not alone.

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Charlotte Holmes and her Greek Revival in Belfast

Sweet Spot

My Maine Home

After years of metaphorically moving in and out of Maine houses, a writer finds her place on the midcoast.

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Jean Rukkila's family photos of their home in Cushing, Maine

Prayer Circles

My Maine Home

To say goodbye to her family’s Cushing farmhouse, a writer reflects — and walks laps.

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Laurie O'Neill's Wells cottage

New Beginning

My Maine Home

After an unthinkable tragedy, a writer finds solace — and fertile ground — at a beloved Wells cottage.

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Notes From Underground

My Maine Home

A father’s basement record keeping provides his daughter with precious insights into his past. 

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