August 18, 2019

Did you seriously think Millinocket would be the next Bar Harbor? 

If I didn’t know better, I’d say that the national park proposal has very little to do with saving the region’s economy, or even protecting the area’s environment, and everything to do with destroying the region’s culture. It’s another condescending salvo in an ongoing cultural war that included 2014’s bear baiting referendum.

Source: Did you seriously think Millinocket would be the next Bar Harbor? | Hunter’s Breakfast

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Now what? After anti-park votes, a crossroads in the Katahdin region 

With two recent votes in East Millinocket and Medway rejecting the idea of a national park adjacent to Baxter State Park, the area faces a critical question: Now what? Since the fall of 2008, when the first of the Katahdin region’s two iconic paper mills closed, about 450 high-paying jobs […]

Source: Now what? After anti-park votes, a crossroads in the Katahdin region — Outdoors — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

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