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Acushnet Election Results
Acushnet Election Results
The town of Acushnet now has a selectman with a stance on the controversial LNG facility. Challenger Roger Cabral won Monday night's town election by a landslide against incumbent selectman Garry Rawcliffe, 709 votes to 419. Cabral previously criticized the Board of Selectmen for not coming out against the potential LNG plant in Acushnet...
Energy Costs To Soar
Energy Costs To Soar
Massachusetts House Speaker Pro Tempore, Somerset Representative Patricia Haddad and Senate Majority Whip, Westport's Michael Rodriques will spend three days next week in England learning about the offshore wind industry.  Haddad and Rodriques are largely responsible for the comprehensive energy bill signed into law by Governor Charlie Baker in June...
No Added LNG Trucking
No Added LNG Trucking
Eversource has walked back plans for a trucking facility at a proposed expansion of it's LNG storage tanks off of Peckham Road in Acushnet. The language in the proposal last month sparked quick action from town Fire Chief Kevin Gallagher and Police Chief Michael Alves, who brought it to the attention of the general public and the state and federal government...
Mitchell Skeptic of LNG
Mitchell Skeptic of LNG
Mayor Jon Mitchell says he shares some of the same concerns as leaders in Acushnet in regards to eversource's proposed LNG expansion project. The proposal calls for newer, larger tanks at it's existing facility off of Peckham Road. Mitchell says he's a bit skeptic of Eversource's claims that the tanks are a response to increased LNG demand in the area during the colder months...

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