Mutt Strut/Dog Walk – Kennebec Valley Humane Society

May 27, 2017 –

For 24 years, the Mutt Strut and 5K have served as a way for people to come together and raise money to find forever homes for animals in their community. All funds raised go directly to support more than 2,000 animals that find their way to the Kennebec Valley Humane Society annually. Along with our 5K walk and run, we will have vendors, food, activities and much more! We hope to see you there!

8th Annual AIDS Walk/Run

May 13, 2017 – The 8th Annual AIDS Walk/Run of Central Maine on May 13, 2017, in support of MaineGeneral Medical Center’s Horizon Program, is just around the corner! The Walk/Run will be held at Waterfront Park in Hallowell. We are also adding a timed 5K run. This will be a fun, family event so bring the kids and help us make this our biggest and our BEST AIDS WALK/RUN — EVER!!

Memorial Bridge, mile marker 0.25

Directly above Mile Marker 0.25, construction on Memorial Bridge officially started on May 24, 1948. Not long after, two American Bridge Company travelers were hoisting beams and girders into place from atop either end of the steel work. A trestle runs alongside the piers where cranes with clam-shell buckets excavated the river bottom, while a…

Modes of Travel

Modes of travel, By Dan Albert When one travels along the Kennebec River Rail trail, they will walk along a set of railroad tracks.  These tracks are only a remnant of the years long past and of the different modes developed to move people and goods through the area.  I will briefly cover this topic.…