We WON! In a frankly astonishing turn of events last night at the BOS meeting in Leesburg, the BOS voted 8-1 to deny AT&T’s proposal to build a monopole tower on the Short Hill. A dedicated group of organizations led by Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains, persisted making the argument that it was a visual scar […]
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BOS Public Hearing on AT&T Tower On Tuesday September 14th the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will hear public comments on the proposed AT&T Tower at Short Hill. We urge all readers to write to their County Commissioner in opposition to the Tower and to attend the meeting in person if possible. At its June […]
Supervisors Hear Last Push on Short Hill Cell Tower Plan Taken from Loudoun Now 2021-09-15 By Renss Greene After the penultimate meeting on a proposal by AT&T to build a 125-foot monopole on top of Short Hill Mountain, it remains unclear what supervisors will decide. A public hearing on Wednesday night brought out one last […]
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By a 6 to 3 vote the Loudoun County Planning Commission has denied AT&T’s request for a special exception zoning to build a telecommunications tower on the ridge of Short Hill Mountain. The President of Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) – Peter Weeks — made a presentation and submitted a letter in opposition to the […]
From Loudoun Valley High School, our Jane Pratt & Jed Shilling Blue Ridge Mountain Award winner is a young woman, Arya Tadepalli, whose resume is stunning: in addition to stellar performance as a student and as an athlete, Arya has been an active volunteer in everything from computer programming to animal and domestic violence prevention. […]
Background on AT&T Tower on Short Hill Mountain FBRM is considering sending a letter to the Planning Commission regarding the proposed tower. Debate and discussion among the FBRM Board of Directors indicates a range of opinions. Some support the request for a special exception as necessary to improve broadband and cell service for a number […]
Volunteers Needed – The Citizen’s Climate Lobby (CCL) is looking for volunteers to work at least 4 to 6 hours a month. CCL is an international non-profit grassroots environmental group that trains and supports volunteers to build relationships with their elected representatives in order to influence climate policy. According to the organization’s web site: “Our consistently respectful, nonpartisan approach to climate education […]
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