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Local Heroes: Winslow Family turns down Wind Turbine contract

Todd Vandonk — Kawartha Region — September 17, 2013

Winslow family says no to wind turbines

Concerned community members swayed the Winslow family to back out of their plans to erect a wind turbine on their farm on on Sharpes Line

The Winslow family has had a change of heart and won’t be erecting a wind turbine on their family farm at this time.

Nearly 50 people broke out in a cheer, and some in tears, when son-in-law Norm Lamothe announced Monday (Sept. 16) at a press conference that his family had withdrawn its commitment to M.K. Ince and Associates Ltd. Mr. Lamothe says the change of heart comes after listening to the community’s concerns,

“They were deeply concerned from a health prospective and the health effects it may have on their families,” he said.

“It certainly touched us and we decided at that point that it was not going to happen.”   Read full article, here….

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2 Comments on “Local Heroes: Winslow Family turns down Wind Turbine contract”

  1. Casia September 17, 2013 at 6:43 pm #

    Heroes?!!

    Dalton McGuinty has a vacation home in the Kawarthas. Does anyone know where it is and, are wind turbines slated for that area?

    • Donna Quixote September 17, 2013 at 7:44 pm #

      I’m not sure, but he’s busy lapping up the adoration down at Harvard right now. If you want to go on a diet to lose some weight, go check out his bio on the Harvard site. It will seriously make you vomit and you won’t be able to eat for days.

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