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Working to grow our broadband infrastructure

Working to grow our broadband infrastructure

Together with Sen. David Woodsome, Chair of the Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee, I recently toured Fairpoint Communications switching center, located on Center Street in Biddeford.  (You may have seen it, it’s right behind Elements).  This is a remarkable facility which handles all of our community’s phone and internet needs as well as switching large … Read more about Working to grow our broadband infrastructureRead more

The Future of Land for Maine’s Future

The Future of Land for Maine’s Future

Land for our children and grandchildren, we should call it.  We protected this land, not, over there behind Fedex Kinko’s and Staples is where I used to put my deer stand. Here’s an infographic I prepared on this important matter – please share and share widely!

About Biddeford

About Biddeford

Biddeford is a historic, Maine coastal town with a growing downtown, tons of ethnic restaurants and City Theater – a historic opera house. Did I mention the river, the yacht club, the miles of beaches?  In fact, Fortune’s Rocks is one of the most beautiful, and lesser known, beaches in Maine.  I like to take my paddleboard … Read more about About BiddefordRead more

Investigating the Viability of Wind Power

Investigating the Viability of Wind Power

There are many arguments on both sides of the wind power discussion.  I recently toured an installation in Carthage (my hometown!) to see some of the turbines up close and personal. This installation, known as Saddleback Ridge, includes 12 turbines making 2,850,000 watts each.  That’s a lot of hairdryers!  (About 2,800 per turbine). Obviously, not … Read more about Investigating the Viability of Wind PowerRead more