re: “Unorganized Territory”

The NYT reports that in Maine, Local Control is becoming a Luxury, that fewer Towns can afford.

Resulting in a movement towards deorganizing and the growth of unincorporated areas, which exist in other states, but in Maine account for half of the land.

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Source: State of Maine via NYT

Reminds me a bit of shrinkingcities project. While the scale is a bit different, the drivers (economic reorganization and depopulation amongst others), are shared.

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