When Maine became the first state to pass Prohibition in 1851, supporters dreamed of a pine-strewn moral haven. One freethinking former seamstress had other ideas.
Chopping down nineteenth-century musical traditions with lyrical might, Larry Gorman’s satirical protest songs won him fervent fans—and spiteful enemies.
At a pint-sized school in a tiny Maine town, strangers break the ice and prepare to build bonds with expectant mothers by practicing pelvic exams and experiencing other ordinarily awkward encounters with each other.
In between the rare maps and historical stacks, fishing out fornicators and nixing narcotics transactions are all in a day’s work for one of Portland’s finest.