Pipeline Employees Help Restore Montville Cemeteries

Pipeline Employees Help Restore Montville Cemeteries

Fran Gonzalez | The Republican Journal

Montville is home to several large and historical cemeteries, some of which are showing signs of age.

Seven are officially overseen by the town, according to Hannah Hatfield, town clerk and Cemetery Committee president, and “more than that are privately owned.”

But one thing is certain, she said, “they all have damage and have stones that need attention.”

Recently Maritimes & Northeast Operating Co. — a branch of Enbridge Inc., a Canadian corporation which operates the natural gas pipeline that runs through Waldo County — decided to lend Montville Cemetery Committee a hand.

Each year the company holds a volunteer day in one of the towns through which the pipeline travels. The initiative is called Helping Hands in Action, and this year Montville was chosen for a day of community service…(Read the full story)

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