Aroostook


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Aroostook

(əro͞os`to͝ok, –tĭk, əro͝os`–), river, c.140 mi (225 km) long, rising in N Maine and winding E to the St. John River in New Brunswick, Canada. The Aroostook WarAroostook War,
Feb.–May, 1839, border conflict between the United States and Canada. In 1838, Maine and New Brunswick both claimed territory left undetermined on the U.S.-Canadian border, including the valley of the Aroostook River.
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, caused by boundary disputes between Maine and New Brunswick, took place in the Aroostook valley. The river gives its name to a county in the United States famous for potatoes.
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A prime example of this is CLFV's ongoing work to facilitate the development and electricity grid interconnection of a large wind farm in Aroostook County, ME.
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Many of our members live in Aroostook County, a county in Maine that takes up about the northern third of the state," Rossignol explained.
The wind project will be in the town of Oakfield in Aroostook County and will consist of up to 34 turbines with the capacity to generate a total of 51 MW of electricity.
First Wind has filed a permit application with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to build a proposed 51 megawatt (MW) wind project in the town of Oakfield in Aroostook County.
She handled numerous funding requests, mostly involving vernacular musicians and community festivals, as she traveled around the country, beginning in Maine where the Aroostook County Arts Council sought funding.