Bucksport Unveils New Memorial 

The second phase of a project honoring veterans has been unveiled in Bucksport.A crowd of those who served, their family members, and supporters gathered Wednesday as phase two of a three phase project was unveiled. The stone wall is decorated with plaques, several flags have been flying since phase one of the memorial was completed.Moving speeches were given by officials from the area, including Bucksport Mayor Lisa Whitney, who showed her support for the troops. “Let there be no doubt in anyone’s mind that those in Bucksport and our neighbors in Orland, Verona, and Prospect, with this monument have shown our veterans are indeed appreciated.”Another add-on to the the “field of honor” will consist of plaques depicting those who served. An additional $25,000 must be raised before its construction. Family and friends will be able to purchase a plaque representing their loved one.