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Pittsfield Health Board Sets Cell Tower Forum Without DPH Aid

Local health officials are "disappointed" with the state Department of Health for backing out of an investigation of health concerns related to a Verizon cell tower at 877 South St.

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Williamstown Zoning Board Contemplates Cost of Denying Cell Tower Permit

Dozens of residents in the neighborhood of a proposed cell tower have addressed the Zoning Board of Appeals asking it to block the project.

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Pittsfield Health Board to Hold Cell-Tower Forum With Mass DPH

Local health officials are supporting the investigation of concerns related to a 115-foot Verizon cell tower at 877 South St. in a two-part plan.

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Pittsfield Council Wants Update on Cell Tower Health Concerns

The council on Tuesday unanimously requested an update by April 13 on the investigation of health concerns from residents that neighbor the 877 South St. cell tower.

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Williamstown ZBA Hearing Another Application to Build Cell Tower

Pittsfield's Evolution Site Services is seeking a special permit to erect a 165-foot tall, self-supported lattice tower on a parcel owned by the Phelps family neighboring the campus of the Mount Greylock Regional School.

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Pittsfield Health Officials to Investigate Cell Tower Complaints

A petition from Ward 4 Councilor Chris Connell and Ward 5 Councilor Patrick Kavey requesting that the department look into health concerns reported by residents that live near the cell tower was unanimously approved last week.

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Councilor Kavey Continues to Advocate for Cell Tower Abutters

The 115-foot tower was constructed this year after Verizon received permitting from the Zoning Board of Appeals in 2017. The tower's address is on South Street but it was installed far from the road in the southeast corner of the property.

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Pittsfield Board Continues Public Hearing on Cell Tower

The City Council petition asks for a setback of 1,600 feet from residential structures and notification to abutters within 1,600 feet through certified mail.

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Pittsfield ZBA Takes No Action On Cell Tower Petition

The ZBA voted Wednesday to adhere to City Solicitor Stephen Pagnotta's opinion that legally the board cannot re-open the special permit.

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Pittsfield City Council Move Possible Zoning Changes For Cell Towers

The petition is in response to the essentially complete cell tower at 877 South St. that abutters felt was put up illegally without proper notice.

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Letter: Stop Construction of Pittsfield Cell Tower

On behalf of all of those who were muted last night, I am asking the mayor, the City Council, Community Development and the Zoning Board and the Community Preservation Committee to rescind the 877 South St. cell tower permit, stop the construction, ensure the tower is off, and restart a fair and transparent permitting process.

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Pittsfield Residents Fight Cell Tower Construction

Residents hope Berkshire Superior Court rules on an injunction forcing Verizon to halt the construction on 150-foot cell tower on South St.

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AT&T Withdraws Keeler Street Cell Tower Plans in Pittsfield

City Planner CJ Hoss told the Historical Commission on Monday that the telecommunications company withdrew the application to install the 150-foot tower on the historic mill's campus.

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Pittsfield Planners OK Three-Story Marijuana Cultivation Facility

Berkshire Roots was given the OK to go forward with the construction of a three-story grow facility but only after making some final design concessions.

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