Tree Removal by Agricultural and Technical High School Causes Stir

The $133.7 million school is slated to open in fall 2014.

Some oak trees on Route 62 by the new Essex Agricultural and Technical High School, are causing quite the stir, according to the Salem News.

Approximately six trees were removed last week in preparation for the building of the school, the outlet reported. The trees were slated to come down as part of the traffic plan and others were dying, officials told the outlet, but the Salem News reported some neighbors said they weren't aware how extensive the removal would be.

Officials . The building will be 340,000 square feet and the building is expected to open in fall 2014.


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