New Jersey town contemplates pricey holiday decorations

    Here’s a fun little item to get your mind off school funding, shale drilling and the heat.

    Moorestown’s Town Council has a big decision on its hands: whether to approve new holiday decorations. That alone doesn’t sound too juicy, but up for debate is whether the benefits to Main Street outweigh the big price tag.

    The 62 green garland swags would cost almost $34,000, and if residents want Main Street lit up for the coming holiday season, there isn’t too much time left to decide. Moorestown Patch reports the township will need to decide by mid-July if the $33,790 is worth it. Later this month the Council will try to come up with ways to fund the new holiday look.

    Feed the Feed: Do you think the benefits of an attractive main street outweigh the costs?

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