Posted on Thursday, June 10, 2010 by Michael
From Courtney Lamdin in the Milton Independent…
Despite no appearance on the agenda, a dead noise ordinance drew a large crowd to the Monday, May 17 Selectboard meeting.
It kicked off with a noisy display by Ron Moorby who, just as chairman Lou Mossey called the meeting to order, turned on a boombox and blasted Jimi Hendrix’s “The Star Spangled Banner” through the flag salute.
Mossey asked Moorby to shut off the music and eventually was asked to leave by police chief Brett Van Noordt.
But Moorby was not alone. The community room was packed, and according to Milton resident Tina FitzGerald, the crowd came because of a May 8 posting to the community Web site Front Porch Forum by Selectboard member Todd Shepard…
Milton has been slow to put FPF to use, but it’s finding the value now, with 250 households subscribing and more joining every week. Read the full story here. And, if you live in Milton (or elsewhere in Vermont), sign up for Front Porch Forum here.
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