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Old 11-12-2010, 11:55 AM
 
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Hello
i am thinking on buying property up in mars hill as a weekend get away and possibly to retire up there while working in boston during the week. i am wondering what streets to avoid on the east side of the mountain to avoid the turbine noise and flickering? is york street and church street noisy? any input would helpfull.

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Old 11-12-2010, 01:13 PM
 
Location: Northern Maine
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It varies seasonally because the angle where the sun sets swings through an arc of 46 degrees north from where it is on December 21 and back down by the next December 21. Unless the address is completely shaded by a hill or woods that rises 70 degrees from the house, you could see a flicker in June.
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Old 11-12-2010, 01:45 PM
 
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ok thanks northern maine what about the noise does that vary also
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Old 11-12-2010, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Caribou, Me.
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I think you mean the west side of the mountain??
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Northern Maine
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I was addressing the east side because that was the question. Flip my directions for the west side. The numbers are the same. I'm not that familiar with street names in Mars Hill. As to noise, you'll hear Harley Davidsons, tractor trailers, chain saws and skidders from further away.
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Old 11-12-2010, 03:53 PM
 
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@ maineguy8888 was reading the articals not on here nothing was said about the west side of the mountains. i guess you hear em no matter where you are
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Old 11-12-2010, 06:54 PM
 
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ok thanks northern maine what about the noise does that vary also
What if they build more of them, and close where you ended up living?
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Old 11-12-2010, 07:56 PM
 
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@ maineguy8888 was reading the articals not on here nothing was said about the west side of the mountains. i guess you hear em no matter where you are
Msybe a trip to Mars Hill is in order. York and Church street are west of the mountain. In fact, when you do your visit, you will find there are no streets on the east side of the mountain, only a dirt road that will bring you out on the opposite end from which you entered. Anyone who says there is flicker or noise on any street on the west side of the mountain is trying to get you to believe something that is not true. (and they don't exist on the east side from what I can tell!)
Look at google map. You will find the streets you ask about west of the mountain by more than a mile. Add the distance to the top of the mountain and you will find yourself quite removed from anything remotely abusive. Forget about any sine angle, or cotangent or hypotenuse...or...just saying...just drive up here!
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Old 11-13-2010, 06:51 AM
 
Location: North of Boston
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ganto, why Mars Hill? That's a 6+ hour ride from the Boston area. Not very practical for a weekend getaway! You'll spend 1/4 of the weekend driving.
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Old 11-13-2010, 12:58 PM
 
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very true gf2020 i map quested it gonna see if i can get relocated i should be able to and if worst comes to worst i'll just live off my bussiness and quit but i enjoy driving also. but i'm ready to settle down and enjoy a slow or more relaxed life. would also be nice to see the wildlife but i heard that died out once the turbines went up.

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