Little Compton proposes new rules for balloons, plastics;

And for night lights to preserve a dark sky

By Tom Killin Dalglish
Posted 8/29/19

TIVERTON — Opinions about regulating balloons, plastics, and outdoor lighting were varied and strong when local residents sounded off at an informational hearing August 8 in Town Hall about two proposed new ordinances dealing with the subjects (see insert).

Drafts of two proposals had been prepared by the planning board and presented to the Town Council for consideration, and public reaction was needed.

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