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The Excluded Micro Economy in the Boothbay Region and Beyond

Two recent news stories in the Boothbay Register provide an oveview of what is going on in economic development in Boothbay. On October 4, 2018, in the article titled,  JEDC future hinges on filling vacant co-chair seat , Joseph Charpentier reported that the JECD, after spending 79000 to hire New York consultants to create an economic development master plan  for the entire peninsula, is in decline. The JECD doesn't know how to implement the plan produced for the JECD by the New York consultants, Camoin Associates. The JECD has expended its welcome to use taxpayer pockets to fund its agenda. and the Boothbay co-chair is currently an unfilled position of the public-private development group. The second story, CEO’s action makes for smooth sailing for new Boothbay business , by Bill Pearson, is about the rescue by Code Enforcement Officer Jason Lorrain of a small manufacturer from a major setback at the hands of the Boothbay selectmen. Recently a local artist purchased a proper

Comment Critical of Susan Collins Kavanaugh Speech Deleted from Boothbay Register Comments

The latest comment by this author to be removed from the comment section of the Boothbay Register takes censorship of free speech beyond the realm of local politics. You can read the whole discussion- minus my response to JFxm  HERE Discussion on  Boothbay Register    4 comments Proud of Susan Collins Mackenziella     Jfxm    15 hours ago Detected as spam   Thanks, we'll work on getting this corrected. I think you are missing the point. There is something called "Separation of Powers" which is in the United States Constitution. The Powers which are separated are the Legislature, the Justice Branch, and the Administration. "Innocent until proven guilty applies in the Justice branch of government because it is ONLY the Justice branch of government which has the power to prove innocence or guilt. Without that power, "innocent until proven guilty becomes "anyone accused of a crime is innocent. PERIOD" Collins did not hono