Letter: L’Italien is Best Choice for State Representative

To the editor:

As we get closer to Election Day, I’d like to tell your readers about a great experience I had, working with Barbara L’Italien, candidate for state representative in my district.

About three years ago, my neighborhood found out that a cell phone tower was going to be built on our street. Abutters had not been notified. We were concerned for many reasons, including possible consequences for public health, neighborhood aesthetics, and effect on property values.

I remember feeling pretty powerless at the time. Here we were, a group of neighbors up against a large company connected to a large industry with lots of leverage and money at their disposal.

Our neighborhood group knew that only by working together with our state representative could we stop the tower, so we contacted Barbara L’Italien.

Read the full story here at the Lawrence Eagle Tribune!

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