Thursday, August 9, 2012

Chester Council Opposes Tower In Western Shore

Chester Council will send a letter to Industry Canada over the proposed location of a a cell phone tower in Western Shore. Eastlink is proposing to construct a large telecommunications tower near Frank Swinimar Road. However, residents and council are opposed to its proposed location because its so close to a residential area. Councillor Bob Myra says people simply don't want the tower near their homes.

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Myra is hopeful the company will reconsider the location of the tower and select another location. The letter from council will also be sent to MP Gerald Keddy and Chester-St Margaret's MLA Denise Peterson-Rafuse.