There has been talk about a *PROPOSED* restructuring of a dam which would allow canoe (and fish) bypass and possible whitewater play. See discussions and articles: Locally Grown Northfield January 20, 2008 article (with 22:41 minute video from meeting)"Ames Mill dam project ranked high on state funding list" October 8, 2009 Northfield News articleNorthfield Chamber of Commerce brief town history, with photo of mill and dam
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