Millinocket town manager to speak against proposed national park

Posted Feb. 08, 2012, at 11:51 a.m.

MACHIAS, Maine – A proposed national park in northern Maine will take center stage tonight at the University of Maine at Machias for the second time in a month.

Millinocket Town Manager Eugene Conlogue, an opponent of the national park proposal, will speak at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 in the Portside room of Kimball Hall. Conlogue is providing a counterpoint to State Sen. Cynthia Dill, D-Cape Elizabeth, who spoke in favor of the Maine Woods National Park during a presentation at UMM on January 25.