Wolfe Islanders claim turbines devalue homes

Wolfe Island

by Paul Schliesmann The Whig-Standard

A potentially precedent-setting tax assessment hearing began on Wolfe Island on Wednesday for a couple claiming that noise and lights from nearby wind turbines have lowered their property value.

Lawyers from the Municipal Property Assessment Corporation and the Township of Frontenac Islands are opposing the claim made by islanders Ed and Gail Kenney. Continue reading