By MEGHAN PIERCE WASHINGTON — Despite the snowstorm that closed schools and businesses throughout the state Tuesday, most towns adhered to the state’s edict not to cancel town and school meeting voting on account of Mother Nature. The town of Washington was the exception. “I see no reason to require the citizens of Washington to […]

By MEGHAN PIERCE WASHINGTON — Despite the snowstorm that closed schools and businesses throughout the state Tuesday, most towns adhered to the state’s edict not to cancel town and school meeting voting on account of Mother Nature. The town of Washington was the exception. “I see no reason to require the citizens of Washington to […]

By MEGHAN PIERCE

Town of Washington website

WASHINGTON — Despite the snowstorm that closed schools and businesses throughout the state Tuesday, most towns adhered to the state’s edict not to cancel town and school meeting voting on account of Mother Nature.

The town of Washington was the exception.

“I see no reason to require the citizens of Washington to risk life and limb to vote on Tuesday when we could vote just as easily on Saturday,” Washington town moderator Barbara Gaskell said Tuesday.

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