Letter to the Editor: Opposed to new tower installation near schools and homes

I am a Quincy mother of young, school-aged children and am opposed to the installation of a 4G/5G tower in our communities (Portola and East Quincy) — near residences and schools!—because of the lack of evidence showing safety of RF radiation to children, long-term health, and the environment. Our collective disease of addiction to the internet/smart-phones and convenience is driving us to further harm ourselves due to our impatience and unwillingness to honestly pursue evidence of whether or not new technology is harmful. Accepting the installation of one of these towers without sufficient evidence of its safety to ourselves and our environment is evidence of our own sheer stupidity.

Teresa Arrate