Tags: granite quarries

Art, music, fire festival celebrates granite mining history

Jun 12, 2014

Art, music, fire festival celebrates granite mining history

Several old granite quarries will be repurposed this month for an event involving art, music and fire. The third annual RockFire expected to bring 2,000 attendees to the former mining sites in Millstone Hill, Vt., on June 27-28, according the event’s ...

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Mount Desert bans future quarries

Jul 30, 2013

Mount Desert bans future quarries

Resident in Mount Desert, Maine, voted last week to enact an ordinance banning new granite quarries and other mineral exploration and extraction, according to a report from Fenceviewer. At a special town meeting, the citizens voted 92-50 in favor of the ...

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