Downeast is named so because it's down the eastern coast from the western mountains. They failed to mention the northernmost county in Maine, referred to simply as "The County".Here in California, we vote "yes" or "no" on ballot measures. In Maine, they vote "ayuh" or "nah."
Maine is a far east place, Down East they say - but it's not down at all, it's up in the Northeastern US corner, practically in Canaduh as they say. Maine iswww.visitmaine.net
There are many other problems with that article, such as the association of several Massachusetts things to Maine. But yes, Reny's is the place to buy your Carhartt.