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An idyll lost in turbines' humming

Neighbors regret Maine wind farm

'People bought property here specifically for the silence,' said Wendy Todd (with her husband, Perrin), in Mars Hill, Maine. "People bought property here specifically for the silence," said Wendy Todd (with her husband, Perrin), in Mars Hill, Maine. (Fred J. Field for the Boston Globe)
By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / February 17, 2007

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MARS HILL, Maine -- This year, when Steven and Tammie Fletcher took their traditional New Year's Eve walk to the top of Mars Hill, the crisp winter stillness mixed with something unfamiliar: the whoosh of the new windmills towering over the northern Maine mountaintop. (Full article: 1052 words)

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