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The Androscoggin River Keeps Getting Better And Better

by GeneGeiger on August 17, 2014

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Wendy Schlotterbeck and her daughter, Hannah Schlotterbeck of Auburn watch as balloons rise above the Androscoggin River during the Great Falls Balloon Festival on Saturday morning. The lack of oxygen in Gulf Island Pond six miles upstream keeps the river from meeting a Class C classification, the lowest allowed by law. The section of river between downtown Lewiston and Auburn has become more and more popular with kayakers, canoeists and smallmouth bass fishermen.

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