When Greed Grips Good Judgement

Falmouth's Firetower Wind

A Town’s fatal flaw of focusing on fiscal return before Falmouth residents and taxpayers



These two judicial decisions put the town administration and selectmen in crisis mode.


Now that neither turbine is allowed to operate, the money to pay that obligation has to come from somewhere else.

So what should the town leaders do?

One thing they should not do is appeal Judge Moriarity’s decision. The judge clearly applied the law correctly, and the Appeals Court has already demonstrated it is not going to find otherwise. This town has spent way more money on outside special counsel for these wind turbine cases than anyone ever expected, and gotten nothing for it.


The board of appeals agreed that the turbines are a nuisance. A superior court judge agreed. Now neither of the town’s turbines are operating.

The solution to the problem with the turbines is within…

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