Power generation could return to the Middlebury falls

A MASSACHUSETTS COMPANY is studying the feasibility of installing a new plant to create hydroelectric power on the northeast side of the Otter Creek Falls in downtown Middlebury, near the site of the derelict powerhouse on the left side of this image. Independent photo/John S. McCright

Middlebury officials have given a Beverly, Mass., company permission to explore the feasibility of re-establishing “a low-impact hydroelectric power facility” at the Otter Creek Falls.

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