Androscoggin River: Recreation for the harnessing

Posted by: MBR on Sun Sep 8th, 2013 7:42 am
Androscoggin River: Recreation for the harnessingThe river that once powered industry in Lewiston and Auburn could generate another wave of progress.By Deirdre Fleming AUBURN - Jonathan LaBonte stood on the rocks beside Great Falls on the Androscoggin River Thursday and told some 30 paddlers about the first settlers here, those first industrialists and early engineers who harnessed the waterway.And LaBonte told of how he and others in Auburn and Lewiston hope to harness some of the energy around this mighty river in the years to come.Read more: ... 09-08.html