Posts Tagged ‘ cell tower ’

Hearing on Ridgefield open space plan set for 7:30 p.m. today, and Dec. 12

Nov 28th, 2012 | By

A public hearing on the plan is set for 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Town Hall, and a Town Meeting on Dec. 12. But the Conservation Commission, which wants to spend $825,000 of commission money on the 29-acre plot, will not make any allowance for a cell tower on the land. For more on this story,

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New Cell Tower Law To Be Signed in Branford Today

Aug 9th, 2012 | By

The bill — Public Act 12-165 — is a new law designed to give Connecticut towns increased opportunity for input when it comes to determining the location of cellular communications towers.

Cos Cob residents rail against proposed AT&T tower

Feb 15th, 2012 | By

Nearly two dozen speakers blasted a wireless carrier’s plans to place a cell tower atop a water-filled structure in Cos Cob at a public hearing Thursday night. Elizabeth Agresta spoke with pride of the history of the North Mianus neighborhood, one of the earliest settled areas of Greenwich. AT&T consultant Anthony Wells said the water

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Overflow crowd battles cell tower

Dec 7th, 2011 | By

TRUMBULL —- An overflow crowd of 130, many with their small children in tow, crammed into the council chambers at Town Hall Tuesday night to voice their opposition to a proposed 150-foot cell phone and communications tower that would rise at Police Headquarters on the south end of town. For more on this story, visit:

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Cell tower and insurance measures draw Malloy’s first vetoes

Jul 7th, 2011 | By

On Tuesday Gov. Dannel P. Malloy disappointed those who want greater regulations placed on big telecommunications and insurance companies.

Brookfield Mulls Cell Tower Charges

Feb 19th, 2011 | By

Brookfield Selectman Howard Lasser is seeking to have the state Department of Public Utility Control (DPUC) set a rate for fire hydrants that are being installed by Rural Water, indicating that the current charge of $750 per hydrant is based on the charge from United Water Connecticut and doesn’t reflect that Rural had no capital

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Easton farmer says controversial cell tower would save the farm

Feb 15th, 2011 | By

The owner of a farm in Easton says in order to stay in business he needs the revenue a cell tower would bring.

Cell-tower proliferation bill generates debate at hearing

Feb 1st, 2011 | By

A bill that would allow municipalities to reject the proliferation of cell towers in the state under certain circumstances was opposed by telecommunication companies and the Connecticut Siting Council Monday.

Open space proponent opposes cell tower report guidelines

Jan 17th, 2011 | By

A report on a proposed cell tower in Greenwich is due at the end of the month, but an open space advocate is troubled by the report’s guidelines.

Cell Tower: Avon, Company Reach Accord On Cell Tower Location

Aug 26th, 2010 | By

As of the latest hearing in the process to place a controversial AT&T cell tower on the St. Matthew Lutheran Church property, both the company and the town have reached an agreement on the design and location of the proposed tower. However, that agreement is pending approval by the Connecticut Siting Council, which has jurisdiction

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Corwall Legislators Address Siting Council Actions

Aug 14th, 2010 | By

CORNWALL—The town’s Board of Selectmen and two state representatives are joining neighbors of the site for a proposed cell phone tower in criticizing the conduct of the Connecticut Siting Council—particularly that of Council Chairman Daniel Caruso—at the council’s July 20 hearing in Cornwall. During the session, the council heard concerns from the public about a

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