Digital revolution butts heads with property rights

City installs fiber-optic cables over easement, homeowners sue
Published on Dec 13, 2006

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Patricia and J. Paul Preseault own property adjoining a railroad track easement that was created in 1899. Railroad service ended in 1970, and the easement was abandoned in 1975. Sometime during the 1950s, under a state law allowing public utility ...