Anger Over Poor Cell Service Stoked In East Hampton - 27 East

Anger Over Poor Cell Service Stoked In East Hampton

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Assistant Planning Director Eric Schantz.

Assistant Planning Director Eric Schantz.

The East Hampton Town Board.

The East Hampton Town Board.

Tanya Negron from Elite Towers.

Tanya Negron from Elite Towers.

A large crowd of well over 100 residents of Springs turned out for the meeting at the firehouse, where the fire district and supporters urged them pressure town officials to sidestep the usual approval process and grant emergency authorization to the fire department to mount antennas on its tower.

A large crowd of well over 100 residents of Springs turned out for the meeting at the firehouse, where the fire district and supporters urged them pressure town officials to sidestep the usual approval process and grant emergency authorization to the fire department to mount antennas on its tower.

Manny Vilar, a political leader who called the meeting to harness frustration with cell service into a pressure on elected officials to discard the usual review and approval process for cell towers.

Manny Vilar, a political leader who called the meeting to harness frustration with cell service into a pressure on elected officials to discard the usual review and approval process for cell towers.

authorMichael Wright on Sep 7, 2022
Supporters of the Springs Fire District’s seven-year effort to win the right to “turn on” a 150-foot-tall cellular tower on Tuesday further stoked public anger over nearly nonexistent cellular service... more

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