Town bans lights for Milky Way view

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A town in Maine has banned the use of new outdoor lights so that people there can get a better view of the Milky Way, the Boston Globe is reporting.

Some residents are complaining that they need a better view of where they’re going at night. Town officials have responded with a new lighting program — daybreak.

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Carleton Bryant is the assistant managing editor for strategic planning and development/special projects for The Washington Times. He previously served as The Times' Metropolitan desk editor, Features desk editor and an assistant National desk editor, as well as a National and Metropolitan reporter. He currently writes a humor blog and weekly humor column — both titled "Out of Context" — ...

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