Thursday, November 22, 2012

Reminds me of my mother: Woman calls cops on Salvation Army Bell-Ringers...

Call out the troops!

Mom?  Is that you?
Local shop owner Sarah Hamilton-Parker, tired after years tolling bells sounded by Salvation Army workers for hours on end during the holiday season, took matters into her own hands by reaching out to local authorities to complain about the noise.

“I listen to this for 200 hours a year,” Hamilton-Parker told the Portsmouth Herald. “This is my fourth year and I can’t take it anymore. I’m so sick of it.”

The frustrated business owner explained that, for five weeks out of every year, from morning to night, she hears the bells ringing as Salvation Army workers attempt to raise money for their cause. - Source


  1. My guess is that the bell ringers were there first but she didn't realize when she located or bought a business at the site. I wonder how this will affect her business; poor lamb, let's support her, or what a selfish woman, how can she begrudge the poor?

    1. I think she's going to take a poll to find out if she can get dancers instead of bell ringers.


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