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Dirigo Speaks: Unlocking high-speed internet in rural Maine

Event organizer: Kimberly Sholes
Event Date & Time: July 23, 2019 5:30 pm until July 23, 2019 7:00 pm
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Bangor Daily News | Contributed
Bangor Daily News | Contributed

BANGOR — The Bangor Daily News will hold its next Dirigo Speaks event, “Unlocking high-speed internet in rural Maine,’ 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the Bangor Arts Exchange, 193 Exchange St. Peggy Schaffer leads Maine’s broadband investment program, and she has the keys to unlock rural high speed internet.

As executive director of ConnectME, Maine’s program to expand broadband throughout the state, Schaffer will share an update on progress in DC and Augusta on improving access to funds for broadband growth, new opportunities for municipalities, and talk about what it will take at the state and town levels to get this done. 

Thank you to Peoples United Bank for sponsoring this event.