• Town board neutral on tower proposal
    April 26,2014
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    PUTNEY — A petition to build a cellphone tower in of Putney has been filed with the state, despite mixed feelings on the project from local officials.

    AT&T said the tower would be needed to improve wireless and cell service around Putney and Interstate 91. It has petitioned the Vermont Public Service Board to put the tower on a hillside behind the Putney Food Co-op.

    The Brattleboro Reformer reported that the Putney Select Board has chosen to neither support nor reject the proposal.

    Members said they could not reach a consensus after hearing from residents, many of whom are against it. The Planning Commission rejected the proposal, saying it was too high to meet zoning regulations.

    AT&T initially proposed a 140-foot tower. It has scaled that down to 105 feet.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    LUDLOW — Arlington got 11 points from Riley lane and 10 from Maggie Murphy in cruising to the win... Full Story
    Shop awards gift of knit Welsh flag Full Story
    Vermont Technical College recently announced a new initiative to set new annual enrollment growth... Full Story
    More Articles