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Fed up with dog poop, local group installs “Shame on You” Flags

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A committee — called the Dog Poop Initiative (DPI) — whose responsibilities include posting “shame on you” yellow flags around Irwin Park, has been approved by the Parks and Recreation Commission.

The committee will stick temporary flags that say “Shame on You” and “#nomorepoop,” in the dirt near places where dog litter has not been picked up by its owners. The committee was unanimously supported by the commission at the Wednesday, March 14, meeting.

For three weeks, volunteers have been putting the flags near the poop around Irwin Park, and “the reception at the park has been very positive,” said Commissioner Francesca Segalas. “There have been a few dissenters, I would say one in ten, at most,” she said.

Read the full report from New Canaan Advertiser.

 

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