Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Will Westbrook Be the New Biddeford?

Tons of trash now headed for a controversial
incinerator in Biddeford may instead be trucked to Westbrook. Casella Waste
Systems, which operates Biddeford's Maine Energy Recovery Co., plans to build a
trash processing facility on County Road. But first, the company will have to
quell all fears that Westbrook could once again be a city that stinks. "We've
spent years trying to rid ourselves of being a smelly town," Mayor-elect Colleen
Hilton said Monday. "I'm not going back to being a smelly town.
- John C.L. Morgan

(Update: The AJ's Leslie Bridgers also appeared on WGAN's morning show today to talk about this issue.)

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