Poll: Savage or Sensible - Lighting off fireworks when it's not a holiday or celebration

84% (52 votes)
16% (10 votes)
Total votes: 62
Fireworks have been a huge issue for people living in the city of Rochester. For the past three weeks residents have been complaining about people lighting them off well into the middle of the night. Obviously on holidays that call for it or special celebrations it should be expected, but what...
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