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Haworth wins Fairhaven Selectmen’s Seat. Radio Interviews on WATD, WBUR

April 1, 2013

[Update: With a special recount held on April 5th, the election results for the Board of Health seat remain in doubt although the election night winner, John Wethington, has since been sworn into office. Mark Curtis reports for ABC6  in Providence, RI: “Fairhaven Board of Health Election Still in Dispute.”]

Ariel Wittenberg reporting in South Coast TodayFairhaven selectman, health board incumbents ousted,” wrote on April 1, 2013 “Election night in Fairhaven saw challengers in the boards of health and selectmen win over multi-term incumbents.”

Incumbent selectman Brian Bowcock lost to Geoffrey Haworth by 356 votes. The Board of Health race was much closer, with incumbent Peter DeTerra losing to newcomer John Wethington by just three votes. Soon after votes were tallied tonight, DeTerra vowed he would ask for a recount.

WBUR (90.9) Boston has been working on a story regarding the Falmouth wind turbines. It will air Tuesday, April 2nd  during Morning Edition. Here’s the opening:

FALMOUTH WIND/Oakes: Falmouth could make history when it votes this month on whether to tear down both of its municipal turbines, after criticism from some neighbors who say the spinning blades are making them sick.

WATD Radio FM 95.9 on the south shore will interview Tom Thompson of Scituate at 8:30 a.m. the same morning regarding why the neighbors have engaged their own acoustical engineer to test along side of the Developers’ consultant.

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