Acushnet LNG Pipeline Officially Strikes Out
When it comes to the liquified natural gas pipeline and storage facility that was proposed for Acushnet, it was always far from a home run.
Many residents opposed the project, spearheaded by Algonquin Gas Transmission, LLC. But it was when the funding mechanism fell through that was the second strike…
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 a…
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 …
Voters Oppose LNG
Several hundred residents filled Acushnet's Ford Middle School Tuesday for a Special Town Meeting addressing two items related to a proposed natural gas pipeline and a liquid natural gas (LNG) storage facility.
Special Town Meeting
Eversource's Access Northeast project will be the focus of a special town meeting in Acushnet Tuesday night.
Two articles on the warrant look to block or slow down the proposal to significantly expand the existing LNG storage tanks in the town...
Eversource Withdraws Contracts
Eversource has withdrawn contracts that made up the Access Northeast project.
The project was placed into jeopardy last week after the Supreme Judicial Court ruled that the company could not fund the project through ratepayer increases...
LNG Committee Report
After being appointed by the Acushnet Board of Selectmen on March 14, the Acushnet Citizens Advisory Committee on LNG presented its final report to selectmen and residents at the Council on Aging Wednesday evening.
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 atte…
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 …

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