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Robert Ballard on discovering – and preserving – the Titanic

Robert Ballard, the charismatic professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island, has had an illustrious career as a marine explorer. But he is best known for discovering the Titanic on September 1, 1985.
Under the Sea
By DAVID SCHARFENBERG  |  April 13, 2012

Photos: Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina

Houseboaters living at the the Shipyard Quarters Marina give the Phoenix a tour of their home.
Boat people
By MARY FLATLEY  |  August 19, 2011

Fall Preview: Get out...and play

This issue is bursting with ways to amuse yourself this autumn — art, theater, books, TV, movies, food. We’ve rounded up a few more activities that defied such classic classifications — outdoor fun, mostly, but some suggestions for rainy days as well.
Fall may be the best time in Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 17, 2010

Casino Mania

Sweeping America ...
By DAVID KISH  |  March 05, 2010