Maine Public: Western Maine Is Having A Moment — More People Are Heading To Franklin County And Staying There
After years of fitful efforts to strengthen its status as a year-round recreation destination, rural, western Maine is having a moment. New data show home sales prices up by double digits in many parts of the state, with eastern and western Maine leading the way. In Franklin County prices jumped by nearly 30 percent. That's despite the challenges brought by the pandemic — and maybe even be because of them.