Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Quote, Unquote: Charles Colgan

"There used to be three legs supporting the economy in Aroostook County: Loring Air Force Base, the forest products industry, and the potato industry. One of those legs went away entirely and the other two got sawed off."

- Economist Charles Colgan on the exodus of Aroostook residents.

Source: Peter Smith's "You Say Potato" in the July 2009 Down East.

- John C.L. Morgan

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