Tag Archives: County Commissioners

Meeting Canceled—First Wind Fails To Live Up To Expectations, Again

Well, they did it again.  First Wind found another way to erode the confidence of the People of Maine.  Seems this poor company has had problems right from the beginning.  Starting back in the early days, when the folks that … Continue reading

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First Wind’s Bingham Meeting—Catch It If You Can………

At their last public meeting in Bingham, First Wind, and the Town of Bingham announced that the next meeting would be on Wednesday, November 17, at 7:00 p.m., at the Quimby Middle School.   At the insistence of Residents, they also … Continue reading

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Another Meeting Update…..

I attended the Somerset County Commissioners meeting in Skowhegan this evening.  After a short deliberation, the Commissioners decided to take the advice of the Somerset County Administrator, Larry Post, and hire the same firm that the Town of Bingham is … Continue reading

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Meeting Reminder

Just a reminder that the Somerset County Commissioners will be meeting tomorrow, November 10th, at 4 P.M., at the Court House in Skowhegan.  I have not seen an agenda, but I believe we will be hearing more about their dealings … Continue reading

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Maine’s Outdoor Papers Come Through, Again.

Again this month, both The Maine Sportsman and The Northwoods Sporting Journal have come through for the people of Maine. For many months both of these papers have been carrying letters and editorials informing people about the scourge of Industrial … Continue reading

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BUSY, BUSY, BUSY…………..

There has been a lot going on in the world of Wind while I was offline.  I’m going to try to cover the highlights here, and hopefully some of the folks who have been involved with each project will get … Continue reading

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Why Are We Doing Business With First Wind?

If you have been following this Blog, you know that First Wind is courting the Somerset County Commissioners to get a TIF for their Mayfield Turbines.  You also know that I have not been shy in my opposition to this.  Below … Continue reading

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First Wind—Fishing For TIF’s

Last night was a busy time in Somerset County.  First, First Wind made an appearance at the Somerset County Commissioner’s meeting, looking for a TIF for their Mayfield Turbines.  The Commissioners decided that a public meeting was in order and … Continue reading

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The First Wind TIF

Last week I attended the Somerset County Commissioners meeting where a representative for First Wind presented their request for a TIF from the County for the portion of the Bingham/Mayfield/Blanchard Project that lies in the Unorganized Township of Mayfield. Below … Continue reading

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Somerset County Wind Update

Just a quick update on what happened today in the world of Wind in Somerset County. First: At their meeting in Bangor, LURC decided not to hold public hearings before processing the Iberdrola/Atlantic Wind LLC applications to put up two … Continue reading

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