Pike Industries set off its first blast Thursday for the construction of an- John C.L. Morgan
access road at its Spring Street quarry, despite a last-minute demand from
neighboring businesses that the city halt the activity. A letter from Artel Inc.
was hand-delivered Thursday morning to Westbrook Code Enforcement Officer Rick
Gouzie asking him not to allow the scheduled blasting to proceed. Smiling Hill
Farm and television stations WPXT/WPME also sent letters to Gouzie opposing the
Friday, May 13, 2011
Pike Begins Blasting Amid Letters of Protest