Moosehead Lake

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A timber company wants to pull the plug on a massive development plan for Moosehead Lake that was years in the making and approved a decade ago, but that never got off the ground.

Jennifer Mitchell / Maine Public

Piscataquis County is Maine's least populous county with fewer than six people per square mile. And it's losing inhabitants.

GREENVILLE, Maine — A new marketing effort for the Moosehead Lake Region has pronounced the area "America's Crown Jewel."

GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) _ Maine officials say construction work is underway on two hiking paths that will be part of an expanded network of trails in the Moosehead Lake area near Greenville.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry's Bureau of Parks and Lands says the trails are called Number Four Mountain Trail and Eagle Rock Trail.

Officials say Number Four Mountain Trail is a redesign of an existing trail and might be completed as soon as mid-August.