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2008-10-13 15:00:26

By KEVIN MILLER; OF THE NEWS STAFF The debate over wind power soon will be blowing into additional Maine towns.

2008-10-01 15:00:44

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Nadia Wotton swims in the waters of Long Pond near the gentle slopes of Rollins Mountain every day in the summer. She spends half the year in a camp along the edge of the water, and she doesn't take it for granted, she said Tuesday.

2008-08-22 15:00:29

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF Looking to expand its considerable array of northern Maine wind farms, First Wind of Massachusetts has placed two test towers atop mountains just north of its Stetson Mountain site, a company official said Wednesday.

2008-08-21 15:01:00

By NICK SAMBIDES JR.; OF THE NEWS STAFF LINCOLN - Al Roy gets a lovely view of the sun rising over Rollins Mountain and glinting off Egg Pond. So do fellow Egg Pond Road residents Harry Washburn and Donald Smith.

2008-08-17 15:00:23

By Terry Karkos ROXBURY - At Thursday night's meeting, planners discussed how to conduct next week's public hearing on a proposed zoning change to allow wind power facilities to be built on the town's hillsides. That hearing will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in the town office.

2008-07-10 09:00:42

By Kevin Miller, Bangor Daily News, Maine Jul. 10--State regulators gave final approval Wednesday to a $270 million wind farm and transmission line proposed for the mountains of rural Franklin County. TransCanada Maine Wind Development Inc.

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  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
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The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.