Bucksport; Life After the Mill: The town at the top of Penobscot Bay searches for its new heart and soul


Island Journal



Volume Number

VOL. 34




When Bucksport's paper mill closed it created opportunities to expand on its waterfront assets. This article explores what the town and its citizens are doing to redevelop Bucksport, shore up its economy, provide services to the residents of the coastal community, and look to the future and new economic opportunities.


Innovation, Brook Minner, Waterfront, Bucksport, Penobscot Bay, Maine Coast, Communities, Verso Paper Mill, Economies, Pat Ranzoni, Still Mill: Poems, Stories & Songs of Making Paper in Bucksport Maine 1930-2014, Maine Industry, Legacy Industries, Andy Lacher, Sue Lessard, Nancy Minott, Brook Ewing Minner, Main Street Bucksport, Economic Downturn, The Orton Family Foundation, The Vermont Country Store, John Paul LaLonde, Community Heart & Soul, Maine Community Foundation, Maine Development Foundation, Bangor Savings Bank, Community Involvement, Jane LeFleur, AIM Development, American Iron and Metal, Jeff McLin, Whole Oceans, Salmon Farm, Redevelopment, Elan Planning, Design & Architecture, Lisa Nagle, MaineWoods Biomass Exports, LLC, Art House, Wood Chips

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