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Boston cell tower approved

Culpeper County’s Board of Supervisors approved an application to construct a cell phone tower just off Sperryville Pike Tuesday evening. The board voted 5-2 in favor of an application from Community Wireless Structures (CWS) VII LLC.
Boston column for Oct. 27

As many of you know via Anita L. Sherman’s article in last week’s paper, the Culpeper County Planning Commission approved the application of the CWS cell tower. However, there is still time to have your voice heard.
Supervisors seek feedback; get it

More than 50 citizens attended Monday night’s Hampton district “outreach” session, hosted at the Washington fire hall by the RCBS. For more than 90 minutes, the supervisors were alternately questioned, criticized and encouraged.
Culpeper’s ‘red light district’

A monster steel-lattice cell tower is looming in our future. In Boston, 255 feet tall and just off U.S. 522 on Culpeper's far western border. It is meant to improve the poor cell phone coverage in that area.
The Boston column for Oct. 13

My name is Ashley Frazier and It is a great honor to be writing for the Rappahannock News. I am looking forward to this column and will be covering Boston, Castleton and Woodville.
Embrace change? No. Adapt to it? Possibly.  

PART 3 OF 3: In such communities as Rappahannock, where broadband infrastructure is complicated by hilly, wooded terrain, the onus is now largely on local governments to make it happen, but there remains a wariness here about anything that could…
More smoke, less signal

PART 2 OF 3: In lieu of cell and broadband connectivity, Rappahannock's students, visitors, responders and workers plug into some creative solutions.
‘To just plow through . . . would be a mistake’

More than 30 interested citizens showed up for last Friday’s forum, jointly hosted by the Rappahannock News and the Foothills Forum at Tula’s Restaurant in Washington, a discussion focused on the start of a Foothills-sponsored series on cell and broadband…
Are cell phone towers a risk to your health?

While most major health organizations, such as the American Cancer Society and the World Health Organization, say that scientific evidence does not show cell phone towers cause health problems, other experts are more skeptical.
RUOnline, Virginia?

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has announced a new initiative called RUOnlineVA. Led by the Center for Innovative Technology, the initiative asks Virginia citizens and businesses whether they have broadband service and, if so, what kind of service. The goal is…