debate on Mansfield's "No Street Ball" bylaw, sparked after a group of kids were asked by police, responding to a neighbor's complaint and citing the rule, to stop playing ball on Highland Avenue, will make it to Town Meeting this May, according to the Boston Globe.The
Terry M. Langley, a single mother of two whose 13-year-old son Eric was among the boys playing baseball with a tennis ball on the dead-end street, has drafted a petition with the ten required signatures to bring the issue to Town Meeting
The proposal would amend the 82-year-old bylaw, so that playing ball in the street would be allowed as long as it doesn't endanger the public or obstruct foot or vehicle traffic.
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