January 2012: Three 2-megawatt turbines begin operating on land near Exit 8 on Route 3, owned by developer Mary O’Donnell and her company No Fossil Fuel.
May 2012: One 2-megawatt turbine begins operating on town-capped landfill adjacent to Route 3 near Exit 8 under power-purchase agreement between the town and private developer Kingston Wind Independence.
May 2012: Neighbors begin complaining about noise and shadow flicker from four turbines.
July 2012: Kingston Wind Independence commissions Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to conduct sound study of its turbine.
September 2012: 10 Kingston residents file a lawsuit against town and O’Donnell, claiming improper site-plan approval for O’Donnell’s turbines.
December 2012: O’Donnell says she plans to sell her turbines because of financial impact of lawsuit.
April 1, 2013: Health board to hold public hearing on turbine shadow flicker
June 2013: Officials expect results of turbine sound study
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