Clean Water Bond could correct mistakes by investing in water quality improvements.

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- With more than 6,000 lakes and ponds and roughly 32,000 miles of streams and rivers, Maine is a water rich state, but aging infrastructure and development pressures have had a negative impact on some of that valuable water resource.

In years past, when engineers were looking to build a bridge or install a culvert, the majority of the design work focused on getting vehicle traffic from one side to the other, with how fish would travel beneath the road surface being an afterthought.

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Million Meals Maine feeds starving children

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Hundreds volunteered for the Million Meals Maine event, preparing meals for starving families worldwide.

Through a partnership between a local volunteer committee and donors and global hunger charity Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), 600 volunteers prepared 100,000 meals on Sunday.

200 members of the White Pine Community Church in Cumberland volunteered. Pastor Joe Campbell said it canceled Sunday service for the event.

According to FMSC, approximately 870 million people are starving worldwide, and 1 in 4 are children under the age of 5.

A car struck a pedestrian in Scarborough

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- A car struck a pedestrian at the corner of Route 1 and Hannaford Drive in Scarborough.

North-bound traffic on Route 1 is closed between Oak Hill and Hannaford Drive. Hannaford Drive approaching Route 1 will also be closed.

We'll update this story when we have more information.

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