Article about the identity crisis that afflicts western Maine and the difficulty
Article about the identity crisis that afflicts western Maine and the difficulty local economic development organizations have finding a regional focus. Although no one can exactly define "western Maine," the term encompasses a region of more than 4,000-square miles, an area almost the size of Connecticut, served by a patchwork of economic development agencies. The creation of a regional identity to help market the area is seen as desirable, as is a coordinated effort at economic development With a related piece noting that on May 18 Regional Editor Ben Stackshouse of the "Sun Journal" ran an editorial challenging readers to come up with a name for western Maine, which he defined as being primarily Androscoggin, Oxford, and Franklin counties.
Zicarelli, Rebecca, "Article about the identity crisis that afflicts western Maine and the difficulty" (2003). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 2588.
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