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The view from Bow Street in Franklin shows the entire job site. The coffer dam will now need the sandbags, airbags and waterproofing. The goal is to work inside of the coffer dam to build the first surfing feature of the whitewater park. GEOFF FORESTER / Monitor staff   By THEODORE TAUCHER Monitor staffPublished: 9/22/2021 5:40:49 PM Parting the waters of the Winnipesaukee River to create a new standing wave in Franklin’s emerging white water park is no easy feat.Cranes have been driving metal plates into the river bed this week to temporarily divert the flow of the water in...

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Associated Press Writer | NH1 FRANKLIN (AP) — A fundraising barbecue is planned later this month to support efforts to turn a former paper mill site in Franklin into an outdoor adventure park.The Concord Monitor reports Marty Parichand, who already operates an outdoor equipment store in Franklin, hopes to install whitewater paddling amenities, a mountain bike pump track, a community garden and an "eco-village" campsite.Event space is also planned for the city-owned property along the Winnipesaukee River. The barbecue is scheduled for Aug. 20.Parichand and nonprofit PermaCityLife must raise $45,000 to get the project started.He has asked state environmental regulators...

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