From left at top, Newport residents Kate Rush and John and Susan Burgess applaud comments by supporters of a North Woods national monument at the meeting Monday in Orono. Above, Gene Gurewicz of Millinocket makes his sentiments known before another meeting in East Millinocket.
East Millinocket, Maine—05-16-2016—Gene Gurewicz of Millinocket stands by his pick-up truck at the Katahdin Region Higher Education Center in East Millinocket as he waits for friends to join him to hear National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis take comments from area town council members concerning a proposed National Monument on Monday.
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