LATEST SENATOR KING
LINCOLN, ME – U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) today met with local business leaders, officials, and career and technical educators in the Katahdin region to underscore the importance of a multi-faceted approach to grow Maine’s rural economy. Senator King spoke with educators and students in Northern Maine Community College and Katahdin Region Higher Learning Center’s Mechanized Logging Program; visited the new Woods and Waters Shop in downtown Millinocket; toured the former Great Norther paper mill site in Millinocket with its local nonprofit owner Our Katahdin; and held a roundtable discussion on economic development in Lincoln in the afternoon.
“It’s great to see what’s happening in downtown Millinocket and throughout the region, with local people investing in the future of their community and coming together to create jobs and bolster the economy,” Senator King said.
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