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Township council addressed several items during its regular meeting this week, from a race request to the return of flowers to Main Street. Here's what you missed at this week's meeting: Council will hold its next regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. June 10, in the IT room at Moorestown High School.
Thanks to a group of volunteers and generous donors, downtown Moorestown will soon get a shot of color for the summer.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Rob Scott
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Have you felt like Main Street’s been lacking a little color lately? Faced with a budget crunch, the township has had to eliminate flowers for Main Street—which was costing it north of $10,000—from the budget the past couple years, leaving downtown looking a tad achromatic. Fortunately, a group of motivated individuals and special interests have come together to once again give downtown a shot of color. Maura Dey, chair of the Open Space Advisory Committee (OSAC), said during a recent conversation with fellow committee member Debbie Browing-Hess, the Browning-Hess Farm co-owner pitched an idea. “She said, ‘Hey, we grow flowers. We’ll provide the flowers if other people pot them,’” said Dey. Between the Browning-Hess Farm’s generosity, a $…