Why it smells dangerous in Belfast proper now

In the event you caught a powerful whiff of one thing smelly in downtown Belfast this week, you’re not alone.

A number of folks have posted on social media in regards to the odor, which has permeated the world from the Belfast Neighborhood Co-op on Excessive Avenue to the skatepark on Washington Avenue.

Belfast Mayor Eric Sanders mentioned there are a number of days every summer time the place the downtown does get hit with a powerful scent. Whereas he mentioned there may very well be numerous variables, he’s fairly positive the odor is coming from town’s wastewater therapy middle.

Braeden Waddell is a reporter overlaying Belfast and Waldo County. He grew up in Waldoboro and joined the Bangor Each day Information in 2023 after working as an affiliate producer for Nationwide Public Radio. He graduated…
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