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Montgomery Dam Camden Maine
  • Published
    September 23, 2022

    Guest Column: Proposal fails to preserve Montgomery Dam

    Ken Gross and Roger Akeley, of the Save the Dam Falls Committee, urge a design that preserves the town’s waterfall.

  • Published
    September 21, 2022

    Megunticook Advisory Committee begins its work

    The town’s new Megunticook River Citizen’s Advisory Committee began its work Tuesday, Sept. 20 in an upstairs room at the Camden Opera House, the first step in a process that could take years to complete.

  • Published
    September 19, 2022

    Alternative plan for Montgomery Dam, fish ladder, seawall presented

    A Camden couple has hired designers and engineers to create an ambitious possible plan for Montgomery Dam, a fish ladder and a new seawall, which was presented Friday, Sept. 16 at the American Legion Hall. Town government was not involved. The town has formed an advisory committee and hired a consultant for the Megunticook River project.

  • Published
    August 29, 2022

    Special Town Meeting on Montgomery Dam on hold after Resolution

    The Save the Dam Falls Committee has announced that its plans to call a Special Town Meeting have been put on hold, after the Select Board passed a resolution to offer a town-wide vote on preserving the dam.

  • Published
    June 30, 2022

    Guest Column: Camden: No one is denying your right to vote

    Robert Wasserstrom, of Restore Megunticook, hopes Camden can still have an open, transparent discussion about the Montgomery Dam, and then vote on it.

  • Published
    June 16, 2022

    Save the Dam Falls calls for November vote or September special town meeting

    An attorney representing the Save the Dam Falls Committee has asked the town to put the question of preserving the Montgomery Dam on the November election ballot. If not, the group plans to call a special town meeting to decide the issue, independent of the Select Board.

  • Published
    May 25, 2022

    Camden Select Board approves river restoration project consultant, parking program

    In a busy meeting the Camden Select Board handled several issues May 24 including hiring a consultant for the controversial river restoration project, approving funding for a pilot parking program at the public landing and appointing the Police Chief to serve as inland harbormaster. Law enforcement patrols are planned for the lakes this year.

  • Published
    May 12, 2022

    Camden Select Board approves river restoration grant, takes action on Rockport sewer bills

    The Camden Select Board voted 4-0 to go forward with a grant application concerning river restoration for the Megunticook on May 10. It also has decided to take legal action against Rockport for unpaid sewer fees.

  • Published
    May 12, 2022

    Denizens of disinformation

    Camden Herald letter: We want our Select Board to commemorate and repair the dam, not destroy it. We need some straight talk and genuine community involvement for a change.

  • Published
    April 7, 2022

    Don’t fall for the fish tale

    Karen Grove, of Camden, is a former Chair of the Camden Select Board. More information can be found at the Save the Dam Falls Facebook page. The Save the Dam Falls Committee contributes “Dam Straight” columns concerning the preservation of the waterfall and Montgomery Dam. Their opinions are their own and do not reflect the editorial position of The Camden Herald.

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