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One-way First Street traffic championed at council

First Street parking issues were discussed in detail at the Nov. 28 Town Council meeting.

But perhaps lost amid a one-hour presentation on potential future paid parking options for the downtown business district was a brief plea by Councilmember MaryLee Chamberlain to revisit the concept of one-way traffic on increasingly congested First Street.

Chamberlain suggested that dealing with downtown traffic flow should be addressed “before we venture into parking.”

“We need to have this discussion. We can look at all the pros and cons,” Chamberlain said of a proposal that has been considered but not...


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