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Mass. residents outraged at firehouse 'monstrosity'

Agreed the town needs a new fire station, but those who rallied against the proposal said they didn't feel the new station should be placed in a residential neighborhood

By Marie Donovan
Lowell Sun

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — Residents of the Billerica Road neighborhood where town officials have proposed putting a new center fire station turned out in droves Tuesday to protest.

"I live next door to this monstrosity. How are you going to stop the sounds from interrupting our lives? There are going to be nights I can't sleep," said Kevin Ross, who also protested the proposed lighting for the station.

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