American Foursquare home for sale in Houlton Maine

Square Deal

Save This Place

A roomy American Foursquare boasts built-in cabinetry and many original details.

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Rangeley Lake houseboat

Home Floats


A mid-century houseboat anchors a former helicopter pilot on Rangeley Lake.

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Tracy Davis

Five Minutes with Tracy Davis

Home Design

The interior designer and owner of Urban Dwellings in Portland on delineating an open plan, her favorite spring fix, and how cooking for a crowd aboard an 1871 schooner has influenced her work.

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house tour in Alna, Maine

Fresh Start

House Tour

Seasoned renovators find solace in a riverfront Cape — and a sledgehammer.

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From Rags to Riches

Twenty-three years ago, a writer’s decision to buy on Portland’s Munjoy Hill was considered questionable; now she’s lauded as a real estate genius.

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Clean Sweep

Before & After

Shingle-style flourishes transform a dated suburban home whose owner is descended from one of the genre’s masters.

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Loi Thai's Castine cottage

Meeting Their Match


It was love at first sight for a Maryland couple and their cheerful Castine cottage.

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Jan ter Weele and his paintings

Local Color

Studio Visit

In his two-room Portland studio, oil painter Jan ter Weele translates lucid memories into richly layered scenes.

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