Democracy in Action


Monroe, Maine annual town meeting 2012. The sign outside the town hall, announcing the meeting, says “It’s Your Money…Town Meeting June 18th 6:30pm”

The hottest discussion was about how many times the snowplow contractor was allowed to wipe out the SAME mailbox on a road before the contractor would be asked to pay for the next replacement…three seemed to be the answer, though last winter one mailbox was hit FIVE times…


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