Houlton

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Jackson Lab in Bar Harbor is famous for laboratory research mice, and Houlton will soon be known for producing their food.

Rural Economic Development

Oct 19, 2017
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Broadcasting from Houlton High School:

What factors lead to the health or decline of rural towns in Maine? We learn about efforts to boost rural economies through education, greater access to services—from health care to broadband—and through smart use of the natural resources and assets that these communities already have.

Guests: Kristen Wells, former executive director, Aroostook Aspirations Initiative

The state's fair season gets underway this week in Northern Maine.