Art McGovern

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Promoters Will Pitch Plan To Save Celebration Of Lights

Covered in cardboard and wrapped in plastic are two million Christmas lights shipped here straight from China. The cost to county taxpayers is somewhere around $130,000 to $150,000 with a good chance they’ll never be used.


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Promoter Wants To Save Celebration Of Lights At Hartwood Acres

With no corporate sponsors and the costs of county employees replacing all of the lights every year along with overtime and security – $1.5 million – more than $1 million this year. The price is too high for taxpayers.