FHMNA Annual Spring Clean-Up Saturday, April 27, 2024, Report With Photos

Over twenty-five members of the Falmouth Heights Maravista Neighborhood Association met at 9 AM on Saturday, April 27, 2024 for coffee and donuts before heading out to pay homage to Mother Earth by cleaning up the streets, parks, cliffs, bluffs and sidewalks of the Falmouth Heights and Maravista neighborhoods. Several members who participated commented after …

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Conservation Commission Wed. 4/24, 7 PM: Outfall Pipe – review test borings on Kite Park for Ocean Wastewater Outfall Pipe

REQUESTS FOR DETERMINATION OF APPLICABILITY Amy Lowell, Town of Falmouth, Nantucket Sound and 0 Grand Avenue (Map/parcel: 46B-03-003- 000), Falmouth, MA – For permission to conduct seven geotechnical test borings. Read the 15 page application here: Grand Ave & Nantucket Sound (TOF Wastewater) RDA Submittal 04 10 2024 The FCC is scheduled to hear a “Request …

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Craigville Beach Rally, 4/20/24, 11am – 1pm

As part of FHMNA’s coalition participation with Barnstable in objecting to wind developers’ cables being routed through our respective residential communities, we have been invited to attend a rally at Craigville Beach on April 20, 2024 from 11am to 1pm. The host, “Barnstable Speaks”, has lined up 5 speakers to discuss such matters as: –  home …

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Falmouth’s Great Bay Street In Rough Shape; Town Working On Solution

By GILDA GEIST, 3/22/2022 (both online and in print on page 9 of The Falmouth Enterprise). The town is working with an engineering consultant to figure out what to do about an ongoing erosion problems along Great Bay Street, which is located on the banks of Great Pond on the Maravista peninsula. Wind and stormwater …

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Clarification: Shell Sells Its Half of South Coast Wind

Shell Sells Its Half Of SouthCoast Wind To Joint Venture Partner By GILDA GEIST, published both online 3/22/24 and in The Falmouth Enterprise printed edition, page 2. Up until Wednesday, March 20, the SouthCoast Wind project was a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds. Now, Ocean Winds has acquired full ownership …

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Shell sells stake in SouthCoast Wind Energy to Ocean Winds North America

See article below from Reuters via Yahoo!/finance published online on Wed, Mar 20, 2024, 5:19 PM: (Reuters) – Energy firm Shell said on Wednesday it had sold its 50% stake in SouthCoast Wind Energy, established to develop wind projects off the coast of Massachusetts, to its joint venture partner Ocean Winds North America for an …

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Falmouth Board Opposes Losing Local Control Over Renewable Energy Projects

The article “Falmouth Board Opposes Losing Local Control Over Renewable Energy Projects” by Noelle Annonen was published in The Falmouth Enterprise on Friday, 3/15/24 on pages 1 & 18 and is available online.  To read the Select Board’s letter to the MA Commission on Energy Infrastructure Siting and Permitting RE: Town of Falmouth Comments in …

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Falmouth Heights Remains Option For SouthCoast Wind Despite Portsmouth Vote

Article by NOELLE ANNONEN, The Falmouth Enterprise, page 3, and online. This map shows the two proposed landfall locations for SouthCoast Wind’s power lines. COURTESY SOUTHCOAST WIND SouthCoast Wind officially continues to view Falmouth as a potential connection point to the electric grid despite a recent vote in a Rhode Island town that could accommodate …

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Scientists Will Study How Sewering Has Impacted Little Pond In Falmouth

The following article by Gilda Geist was published in The Falmouth Enterprise and online on 2/23/2024. The Town of Falmouth spent $44 million to build a sewer system in the Little Pond watershed in 2016, with the goals of reducing nitrogen in the pond and returning the impaired pond ecosystem to a healthy state. Now, …

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