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94: Pay It Forward: How Bucksport, ME, Triumphed over COVID-19 w/ Susan Lessard

94: Pay It Forward: How Bucksport, ME, Triumphed over COVID-19 w/ Susan Lessard

Update: 2021-06-09
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Small businesses and localities felt the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the small town of Bucksport, Maine, found a way through the crisis through innovative policies and neighborly compassion. Listen in as Matthew Fisher sits down with Bucksport Town Manager Susan Lessard and Penobscot County Commissioner Andre Cushing to discuss the success of Lessard’s ‘Pay It Forward’ program and how her hometown navigated the pandemic.

Pay It Forward Plan: https://www.bucksportmaine.gov/vertical/sites/%7B1700581E-144E-4C5D-B026-79CCA6D1E656%7D/uploads/Proposals_for_Council.pdf

Fox Bangor Coverage of Pay It Forward: https://www.foxbangor.com/news/item/bucksport-pays-it-forward/

WABI Channel 5 Coverage of Pay It Forward: https://www.wabi.tv/content/news/Bucksport-councilors-approve-relief-for-businesses-and-residents-569345791.html

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94: Pay It Forward: How Bucksport, ME, Triumphed over COVID-19 w/ Susan Lessard

94: Pay It Forward: How Bucksport, ME, Triumphed over COVID-19 w/ Susan Lessard

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