My question involves the "right to quiet enjoyment" law in the state of MA. Hi I am a landowner in MA and I have a neighbor who has filed with our town for a variance to operate a dog kennel in her home with up to 6 boarding dogs a night. Our entire neighborhood has written letters to the planning board expressing our disapproval of granting them a variance, but the board seems to think it is not such a bad thing to have a dog kennel in my neighborhood. It has not been approved yet and we have one more opportunity to argue our case next month. I am trying to understand if there is a legal precedent about using the example of the legal "right to quiet enjoyment" to mount an argument. I.E. If I purchase property in a residential neighborhood with no dog kennel, is the town violating my right to quiet enjoyment by allowing a dog kennel to be approved because when I purchased there was no dog kennel and no noise? The increased noise would devalue our property and infringe on this right and I'm trying to understand the best way to frame the debate. I would like to know if you can proactively use this law to stop someone from making noise. I know you can re-actively use it if you have a loud neighbor. But what if your neighbor isn't loud yet, but will be in the future? Any help would be greatly appreciated.