by Anura Guruge
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This is BAD!
It is all over National news.
It will be a major setback to what was a hugely successful event.
I am GLAD we couldn’t make it this year because of Devanee’s cross-country State meet. The campus is right there. This would not have been funny for anyone, especially not if you had small children.
This is a shame. Somebody is trying to harm this Festival. I am not happy. I like OUR Pumpkin Festival.
Sunday Morning Update.
Weird and upsetting to hear about the riots on National TV this morning. I am not amused.
This is inexcusable. This is crazy.
WMUR coverage, inimitably and as many of us have grown used to expecting, is patchy, stale and non-incisive.
The “Keene Sentinel“, below, thankfully has much better coverage.
Appears that pumpkin count was WAY DOWN. Just 21,912! That is not good. 72% of the number they had last year. So despite the claim that the Festival went on, unscatched, that was NOT obviously the case. Having been to the Festival I know that the College is right there.