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September 30, 2014
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Two cell towers proposed for Damascus

Some opposition to cell towers is due to the belief that they lower property values of nearby homes. The Federal Communications Act of 1996 says concerns about property values are sufficient for a regulatory entity such as a planning board to deny a permit for a tower, but health concerns are not. A public hearing will be held but has not yet been scheduled.