Letter: Is this truly a good place for a 150-foot Westport cell tower?

Posted 5/5/21

To the editor:

The entire length of Drift Road is a Massachusetts Heritage Landcape of seven miles listed on Mass.gov.  

Is a cell tower complete with chain link fence/concertina wire and …

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Letter: Is this truly a good place for a 150-foot Westport cell tower?

Posted

To the editor:

The entire length of Drift Road is a Massachusetts Heritage Landcape of seven miles listed on Mass.gov.  

Is a cell tower complete with chain link fence/concertina wire and diesel fuel tanks in a rural town on a Massachusetts Heritage Landscape near private and historic homes, driveways, laneways, wetlands, historic farms, cemeteries, stone walls en route to beaches, boating, fishing, and right on the edge of a road that was once a Native American Indian trail and then a path to drive cattle the best location for this hazardous eyesore?

Robin Winters

Westport

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