Bangor Area Commons 7/11/2011

Producer/Host: Meaghan LaSala
Topic: Attracting young people to Maine and to the Bangor Region.

What are some of the factors that contribute to Maine’s aging population, oldest in the Nation? What currently attracts young people to the Bangor region, and where are there gaps? What efforts are in place statewide and regionally to reverse this trend?

Johann Sabbath, Fusion Bangor and Bangor Greendrinks.
Melanie Brooks, Managing editor at Bangor Metro.
Emily Burnham, Reporter at the Bangor Daily News
Anne Dailey, Peacemeal Farm, food writer