Fairfield residents protest proposed cellphone tower

The proposed tower would be built behind the

The proposed tower would be built behind the Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church on Fairfield Woods Road. (Credit: News 12 )

FAIRFIELD - Residents in Fairfield protested today against an AT&T cellphone tower that may be put up in their neighborhood.

The proposed tower would be built behind the Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church on Fairfield Woods Road.

Residents say they don't want the tower built because it would be close to several schools and they are concerned about the children.

They also say the tower would not fit in with the rest of the neighborhood.

The proposed tower would have a 50-by-50-foot base and stand at least 100 feet tall.

Town officials say according to a state statute, cell towers can't be built within 250 feet of a school, but the state Siting Council can approve it if it finds that it won't affect how a neighborhood looks.

.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Max Antoine, 33, was shot and killed early 1 Family urges Stamford man's killer to surrender to police
Jury selection begins Tuesday for a wrongful death 2 Jury selection to begin in lawsuit against city of Stamford
A Stamford man has been accused of burglarizing 3 Man arrested after breaking into Greenwich business
The father and daughter reportedly tried to run 4 Father, daughter reportedly assault driver
A Bridgeport dialysis patient who recently had his 5 Nonprofit group helps Bridgeport man regain independence

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The tower would be built in the property Neighbors fight against cell tower plan

Fairfield neighbors are fighting against a plan to build a cell tower near two schools

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE