November 28, 2022

Pardon my French on Katahdin Woods and Waters Monument

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Alternatives like donating the land to Baxter — a jewel that sets the standard for state parks nationwide — were never seriously explored. Instead, D.C.-based lobbyists were hired and economic development reports — full of flaws — were commissioned. Many thought the fix was in; the canned federal website bolsters that theory. But at the end of the day, the voices of Maine’s Legislature and the local towns were drowned out. The men and women of Millinocket, Patten, Medway, and elsewhere deserved better.<<<Read More>>>