DEP: Hebron oil is in the wetlands; will collect in the spring

LOCATED— DEP officials say much of the 1,700 gallons of oil that leaked into the ground beneath Hebron Station School last month has moved to nearby wetlands. Private contractors Environmental Projects, Inc., shown here, have been swapping out absorbent pads daily in an effort to soak up the oil.

UPDATED 1/30 By: Christopher Crosby HEBRON— The majority of the oil spilled in last month’s accident at the Hebron Station School has been found in nearby wetlands, a DEP spokesperson said last Wednesday. Jessamine Logan said the DEP now believes most of the 1,700 gallons oil unaccounted for in cleanup efforts has moved from beneath […]

Board puts residents’ safety first with sanding of solid waste facility

By: Amanda Johnson NORWAY— After bad weather that flooded streets with inches-thick of ice, the Norway Selectboard wants to make sure that residents have safe access to the Norway/Paris solid waste facility. Because the solid waste facility is shared between the two neighboring towns, Selectman Russell Newcomb said that it would only seem fair that […]