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Town meeting tradition seen in decline

Communities try creative ways to draw residents back to floor

By Douglas Belkin
Globe Staff / May 9, 2004

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The way Joseph Zimmerman sees it, town meetings -- those civic pillars of Yankee deliberation -- are in trouble. New Englanders are too busy to commit the time, too transient to know the rules, too disaffected to invest the energy. (Full Article: 1001 Words)

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