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Down to the wire

Residents say trees are being defaced as utilities trim to protect power lines

On Milton’s Beacon Street, a tree was pruned back from wires and a street lamp. On Milton’s Beacon Street, a tree was pruned back from wires and a street lamp. (David L. Ryan/Globe Staff)
By Robert Knox
Globe Correspondent / October 3, 2010

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When Michael Connerty saw what contractors for his power company had done to his trees this summer, the thought that came to him was of a search-and-destroy operation. (Full article: 1601 words)

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