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Peeved at the police: Some NYM residents say ‘nitpicky’ enforcement is hurting businesses

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Several New York Mills residents voiced their concerns, sometimes angrily, about the city’s police force during a public forum at Monday’s city council meeting.


Their chief concern was the enforcement of traffic laws in the city and surrounding area, and the perceived detrimental effect on local businesses.

“We’re a very small community, and there’s a very big police presence,” said Rena Hali, who runs Mills Auto Parts.

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