Stop 2: Why Not Mashapaug Pond? Why Not?

What does the pond mean to people nearby?

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“We love the quietness… the peacefulness.”

Mashapaug has some problems, the most dangerous of which is the pollution left by the Gorham Manufacturing Company. But what do these issues mean for the future of the pond? More than that, how do these issues affect the people who live and work around the pond?  Surprisingly, many of its closest neighbors appreciate the pond for the continual moments of joy and unexpected encounters with birds and animals it brings.

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  • Elizabeth Camp
  • Leeshonel Ayala
  • Sam Prak
  • Alyssa Wood
  • Anonymous


Clip created by Chris Fitzsimmons.

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