A Belfry For City Hall

Nevada City is a small town that prides itself on remaining that way. The downside is a lack of reliable income for essentials like a warning siren for the raging wind-driven wildfires that have become the norm for California.

A plan to increase parking fees from a quarter to a dollar has ignited its own firestorm of resistance from residents and businesses, so in the meantime, we’ll just have to make do with what we have…

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2 Responses to A Belfry For City Hall

  1. Chris Peterson says:

    What happened to the old siren that used to go off at noon and was used for mine alarms? Don’t tell me they sold it. I have forgotten the code for how many blasts meant what, but it worked just fine for a very long time.

  2. rl crabb says:

    It was replaced by pagers. I haven’t heard anyone say what happened to the old siren. In these litigious times I think it might be better to place it where it wouldn’t scare the bejesus out of a tourist. The Sheriff’s office comes to mind.

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