We have not heard much lately regarding the proposed wind project in Highland Plantation.

We are very aware that, at some point in time, First Wind LLC likely will submit another application to the Land Use Regulation Commission with a few tweaks included for the Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife.

There is also a very high probability that wind turbines are in the works for Lexington and Concord.

We have heard a lot in the news in recent weeks regarding the green energy options of wind and solar. Not all of the news has been favorable. The Solyndra scandal is a great example of how the alternative energies can go bust. The public is going to pick up the ticket for Solyndra. How many more poor government choices can we afford to pay for?

Wind power will bring higher electricity rates to an already burdened public. New power lines to carry the power south on the grid will be necessary, adding more to the cost, which will again be passed on to us consumers.

How many more added expenses can we afford to pay in this downward spiraling economy? The cost of food, gas, fuel oil, clothing has risen dramatically over the past few months. It makes it difficult to keep our heads above water.

Social Security has had no cost of living increases. Any additional expense makes it even harder for people on limited incomes to survive.

Linda Miller

Lexington Township


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