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Continued structural integrity of Peterborough dams to be tested
The river water will be drawn down at the Transcript Dam, which sits near the Main Street Bridge, and the North Village Dam, which sits near Route 202 at the Route 136 intersection.
Select Board Chairwoman Barbara Miller said the dams need to be studied to determine whether the dams should be repaired or breached.
These dams were built to generate power for mills and factories in town. The North Village Dam once provided electricity for the Wilder Thermometer Factory.
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