Pottstown litter law would leave street cleaning up to homeowners

    Pottstown is considering a law that would make homeowners responsible for cleaning up the litter on the sidewalks and street in front of their houses.

    The ordinance is still being drafted, but people are already picking sides, as the Pottstown Mercury reports.

    There are two main sides to the argument: those who think homeowners carry enough of the burden and should not face these litter penalties, and those who say a little extra work can go a long way in keeping the borough nicer.

    One thing everyone agreed on: rental properties are an obstacle in the fight against litter.

    Feed the Feed: Who should be responsible for cleaning litter on the street and sidewalk in front of homes?

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