SEPTEMBER, 2011   A conservation easement has been awarded to Holden Land Trust for 21 hilltop acres in the southeast corner of Holden. The property affords spectacular views to the east (toward the hills of Eddington and Dedham), the west (toward Brewer) and the south (toward Bucksport). This easement will protect the hill summit as a significant parcel of open space for the town of Holden; ensure future opportunities for traditional land uses and forest management;  provide an opportunity to develop recreational trails for public enjoyment.