Looking at the York River as it flows into York Harbor. Photo/Army Corp of Engineers.

Looking at the York River as it flows into York Harbor. Photo/Army Corp of Engineers.

Portland Press Herald: Carol Donnelly thinks of the York River as the middle child of rivers in Maine.

“It’s not in dire straits and it’s not the biggest, the longest or the most important river in the state,” she said. “It’s sort of the forgotten piece, but it is a gem.”

Donnelly and a group of other York residents have taken their efforts to study and protect the low-profile, 11-mile-long river all the way to Congress.

Read more about efforts to study and protect the York River.

 

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