United Way works to assess eastern Maine’s greatest needs

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Which comes first—poverty or drug addiction? Drug addiction or homelessness? When you’re spending money to improve Washington County’s well being, where does a dollar go the farthest?  And how do you measure success?

These were some of the ideas considered by attendees in a discussion sponsored by the United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) on Oct. 17 at the Calais Motor Inn. 

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