The Mother Earth Water Walk, Eastern Direction: This Native American Ceremony started in Machiasport on Saturday, May 7 to raise awareness of the life force of water, and our need to respect water in our culture. Continue reading
SACO AND BIDDEFORD (June 1, 2009):
Robert Boilard said he feels the river, “which has taken a lot of beatings from the years back,” remains threatened and should be a top priority for state and local leaders. Any attempts by bottled water companies such as Poland Spring to draw more resources from the aquifer should be viewed with skepticism, he asserted, because tens of thousands of people already derive their drinking water supply from the Saco River aquifer.
“That water’s more important than oil,” said Boilard.
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By Betty Jespersen,Â December 15, 2006Â Morning Sentinel Continue reading
By Maggie Gill-Austern, September 12, 2006Â Sun Journal
KINGFIELDâ€”Water District trustees voted unanimously to enter an agreement with Poland Spring Water Co. to let the bottler use a district pipeline to be built along Route 142. Continue reading