It’s time to resist and rise up together to fight the Trump Administration’s efforts to dismantle the federal laws and agencies that protect the health of our people and our planet. Thanks to all who joined NRCM and our partners to learn about the threats we face and hone the advocacy skills we’ll need to Read More
NRCM Federal Project Director Emmie Theberge spoke at this town hall meeting in Farmington: Monday, April 17 6:00-8:00 p.m. North Dining Hall, University of Farmington, Farmington A committee of concerned constituents invited Representative Bruce Poliquin to a public town hall event. Rep. Poliquin neither committed to nor clearly declined to attend. The event was a Read More
For more than a century, trains passed through meadows, wetlands, and dense woods en route between Jay and West Farmington. After train service was discontinued, the rail company that owned this 15-mile corridor generously agreed to sell it for less than its appraised value — enabling the State and local communities to protect this valuable Read More
Farmington, Maine has partnered with the local campus of the University of Maine to put an unused recycling center to good use, generating cash for the town and fertilizer for local gardeners. When the Sandy River Recycling facility closed in 2004, Farmington officials and residents wondered what they would do with the site and the leftover Read More
Two photos by NRCM member Karyl Condit of Farmington, Maine. “Nature’s etchings on Monhegan beach rocks.” “Sunset on Varnum Pond, in Wilton and Temple, Maine.” To see past My Maine This Week photos, or to submit a photo of your own to be featured on our website, please visit www.nrcm.org/our-maine/my-maine-this-week.
By Ann Bryant, Staff Writer Sun Journal news story FARMINGTON – The potential to save money while helping the environment prompted town leaders to consider using the wind whistling along the banks of the Sandy River as an alternative source of power. A wind turbine will be set in place Monday at Farmington’s wastewater treatment Read More
by Betty Jespersen, staff writer Kennebec Journal news story FARMINGTON — Farmington’s wastewater treatment plant will be getting some help from the wind — not to dissipate any sewage processing aromas but to generate power. The town has purchased a Skystream 3.7 wind generator that will be erected next week at the plant on Farmington Read More