Proposed Maine Dam Removal Concerns Pond Residents

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Lincoln County News: The majority of attendees at Whitefield’s Thursday, Jan. 21 public hearing, held to discuss the unanimous recommendations of both the Coopers Mills Dam Committee and the Whitefield Board of Selectmen to remove the Coopers Mills Dam, were Long Pond property owners.

Concerned removal of the dam would affect the water level of Long Pond, waterfront property owners filled the Whitefield Elementary School library to express dismay about what they said was a lack of communication about the proposal and their lack of involvement in a decision many believed would adversely affect them.

Read more about concerns over the proposed removal of Whitefield, Maine’s Coopers Mill Dam.