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Eightmile RiverFest celebrates a natural gem

Oct 14th, 2014 | By

Connecticut’s rivers and streams don’t get the respect they deserve. Organizers of this weekend’s RiverFest on the Eightmile River say it’s time to savor and celebrate the “Wild and Scenic” river in our midst. The Eightmile River Watershed, which starts in Colchester, stretches through Salem, East Haddam and Lyme, and abuts East Lyme, was designated

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Federal pollution regs threaten Salem power plant

Dec 20th, 2011 | By

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — Salem officials are scrambling to find alternative sources of revenue as the city’s coal- and oil-fired power station gradually shuts down because of new federal air pollution regulations, a move that will eliminate the historic town’s largest single taxpayer. For more on this story, visit: Federal pollution regs threaten Salem power

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Salem Land Trust and home cooking oil recycler win GreenCircle awards

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

Recipients included the Salem Land Trust, which was recognized for its purchase of about 20 acres of open space and watershed land on Big Brook, at the headwaters of the Eightmile River; and Eddie Oquendo, whose company, American Green Boy, in East Lyme, recycles used home cooking oil. For information on the GreenCircle program, visit:

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