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Salmon Brook Project will receive funding to help with shoreline restoration

| December 1, 2014

Slowly but surely, the former mill pond in Washburn is restoring itself to what it once was. A stream. “Just putting things back the way they were before we got here, said regional director of the Northern Maine office of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection Nick Archer. Back in March the dam and berm were removed […]

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A Washburn business that’s been CLOSED for years, is now OPEN

| December 1, 2014

A business in Washburn that’s been closed for about seven years has opened under new ownership and a new name. “We changed it. It used to be Griffin’s One Stop. We changed it to Washburn Trailside. We’re 20 feet from the trail so it’s easy on, easy off for four wheelers and ATVers,” says store […]

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Road Construction To Begin In Washburn And Limestone

| July 3, 2014

Two communities will be seeing construction on some of its main roads in the coming days. The Maine Department of Transportation tells us traffic delays won’t be too bad, and the projects should be completed by mid September. The Washburn road will be under construction beginning this week from the Reach Road intersection in Presque […]

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County ATV Trails Will Open Later this Season

| May 2, 2014

It could be a month before ATV enthusiasts can get out on the trails here in the county. They may look good on the outside, but we’re told once you get into the woods, many of them are still full of snow. “Here in town there’s not a whole lot of snow on the trails […]

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Crews Start Work on Washburn Mill Pond Dam and Berm Removal

| March 10, 2014

Crews have been in Washburn for about a week and a half working on a major project in town – the removal of the mill pond dam and berm. “This is the first part of it…we’ve gotta wait a year for the spring flush to see just where the brook is gonna go,” said councilor […]

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