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TSM - Fairhaven Wind LLC officials discuss "mitigation" plan with Selectman
TSM - Fairhaven Wind LLC officials discuss "mitigation" plan with Selectman

Fairhaven Wind LLC Proposes Resolution To Wind Dispute

Represntatives of Fairhaven Wind LLC have offered a mitigation plan to the town's Board of Selectmen on ways to operate the firm's two wind turbines in a quieter fashion.  And turbine developer Sumul Shah says shutting down one turbine at night might resolve noise issues for people living close by

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TSM - Fairahven Board of Selectman announce delay in setting date for Board of Health election
TSM - Fairahven Board of Selectman announce delay in setting date for Board of Health election

Still No Date For New Fairhaven Board Of Health Election

The Fairhaven Board of Selectman was supposed to set the date for a new Board of Health election Monday night, but it didn't happen. 

Board Chairman Charles Murphy said the Board had yet to receive the official paperwork from Superior Court Judge Robert Kane, throwing out the results of the April 1st election because of descrepancies in the handling of the ballots

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TSm - Fairhaven residents attend Selectman - Board of Health meeting.
TSm - Fairhaven residents attend Selectman - Board of Health meeting.

Fairhaven Orders Turbines Shut Down At Night

 

Two "historic" votes Monday by the Fairhaven Board of Selectman and the Board of Health concering the town's wind turbines. 

Because of a flood of complaints about noise from the turbines, the Board of Health voted to shut down the turbines at night, from 7pm to 7am, effective immediately. 

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Sound Expert Weighs In on Fairhaven Wind

A regional sound expert is weighing in on Fairhaven's wind turbines.

Sound engineer Stephen Ambrose made a strong case to the Board of Selectmen Monday for shutting down the two turbines, based on his research at similar facilities in Falmouth, Kingston and his home state of Maine

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Fairhaven Board of Health Race — New Election?

It's the election that won't go away. John Wethington has asked a superior court judge to throw out April's much-disputed Fairhaven's Board of Health election results and compel a new race.

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Board of Health Dispute Rages On in Fairhaven

The hotly contested Board of Health race in Fairhaven may head to court, but without the Board of Selectmen's blessing.

Losing candidate John Wethington's attorney had asked the board to petition for a new election

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tsm - Officials study ballots in Fairhaven Planning Board Recount
tsm - Officials study ballots in Fairhaven Planning Board Recount

Farrell Wins Planning Board Recount In Fairhaven

The first of two recounts in Fairhaven is over. 

John Farrell has won the one year, unexpired term on the Fairhaven Planning Board, defeating Cathy Melanson by 14 votes.  On election night, the margin was ten votes

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Bracknell Forest Council,flickr
Bracknell Forest Council,flickr

Fairhaven Board of Health Election to Get Recount

The recounts in Fairhaven have been scheduled for the Planning Board and Board of Health elections for Monday and Tuesday.

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Official Recount Requested in Fairhaven Election

In a last ditch effort to save the town a few bucks, Board of Health candidate Peter DeTerra is calling for an official recount of the ballots from Fairhaven's April 1 election.

DeTerra's opponent, John Wethington, was sworn in before a glitch in the ballot count was uncovered and corrected, making DeTerra the rightful winner by only two votes

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Controversy Piles Up in Fairhaven Election Results

One oversight has led to a game of political chicken over this week's election in Fairhaven.

Board of Health candidate John Wethington was sworn into the position before it was learned that 48 ballots had gone uncounted

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