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Woman Calls Cops On Salvation Army Workers For Ringing Bells
cbs ^ | 11.22.2012 | cbs

Posted on 11/22/2012 12:55:48 PM PST by Morgana

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (CBS Connecticut) – For some, the idea of Christmas coming early is anything but welcome.

Local shop owner Sarah Hamilton-Parker, tired after years tolling bells sounded by Salvation Army workers for hours on end during the holiday season, took matters into her own hands by reaching out to local authorities to complain about the noise.

“I listen to this for 200 hours a year,” Hamilton-Parker told the Portsmouth Herald. “This is my fourth year and I can’t take it anymore. I’m so sick of it.”

(Excerpt) Read more at connecticut.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy
KEYWORDS: bells; connecticut; salvationarmy
Maybe the Salvation Army should get their band out and play?
1 posted on 11/22/2012 12:55:57 PM PST by Morgana
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To: Morgana

Nope, the Salvation Army is going to try and find a bell that won’t ring.

Yes, that’s right...a bell that won’t ring.

And so it goes....we keep caving to these bitter, ugly complainers. Why?


2 posted on 11/22/2012 1:05:13 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: Morgana

I have to agree with her. She could ask them to use a different system to attract attention, but they already stand out. If I heard that bell ringing for more than 1 hour and they refused to stop I would have taken their little bell and stomped it. Then I get arrested.


3 posted on 11/22/2012 1:06:38 PM PST by mirkwood (gop est commoror per spineless ignavus)
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To: Morgana

I notice they don’t name her business but I am sure it will be sussed out soon enough. She may end up longing for the days that the bells were ringing.


4 posted on 11/22/2012 1:06:47 PM PST by NonValueAdded ("Our president ... makes big speeches packed full of little ideas" Charles C. W. Cooke)
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To: mirkwood

LOL.

NO, not arrested. Me and you have a date in Gaza to club Pali kids like baby seals.


5 posted on 11/22/2012 1:09:35 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: CatherineofAragon

Have a plan to KILL everyone you meet.


6 posted on 11/22/2012 1:10:31 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Morgana; CatherineofAragon

Usually “shops” are located in commercial (zoned) areas where noise like this is normal, expected and tolerated.


7 posted on 11/22/2012 1:16:15 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it, and the Constitution and law mean what WE say.)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Why?

I'm here.

8 posted on 11/22/2012 1:19:23 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: bigheadfred
Have a plan to KILL everyone you meet."

Okeydokey!

9 posted on 11/22/2012 1:29:22 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (The idiocracy has come home to roost. God help us.)
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To: bigheadfred

Oh, the bells, bells, bells!
What a tale their terror tells
Of despair!
How they clang, and clash, and roar!
What a horror they outpour
On the bosom of the palpitating air!
Yet the ear it fully knows,
By the twanging
And the clanging,
How the danger ebbs and flows;
Yet the ear distinctly tells,
In the jangling
And the wrangling,
How the danger sinks and swells,
By the sinking or the swelling in the anger of the bells -
Of the bells,
Of the bells, bells, bells, bells,
Bells, bells, bells -
~Edgar Allan Poe


10 posted on 11/22/2012 1:32:46 PM PST by Robwin
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To: Morgana

Perhaps she will have to spend eternity listening to that bell.


11 posted on 11/22/2012 1:37:56 PM PST by UpInArms (without failure there's no success only slavery)
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To: Robwin

Yeah, baby.


12 posted on 11/22/2012 1:38:41 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: NonValueAdded
I notice they don’t name her business but I am sure it will be sussed out soon enough. She may end up longing for the days that the bells were ringing.


http://abcnews.go.com/Business/salvation-army-bells-noise-complaint/story?id=17780903#.UK6cb4arqSp

Sarah Hamilton-Parker, who works in the Portsmouth jewelry store Lovell Designs http://www.lovelldesigns.com/locations

13 posted on 11/22/2012 1:50:18 PM PST by Lera (Proverbs 29:2)
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To: Morgana

I never trust a woman with 2 hyphenated names.Democrat for sure.


14 posted on 11/22/2012 1:55:32 PM PST by lucky american (The Democrats will follow the big "D"even if it means going over a cliff.)
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To: Morgana

“Reaching out” to the cops. ROTFLMAO!!! Commie liberals and their bull**** political correctness cracks me up everytime I “reach out” to them while they’re “reaching out to freeloader voters who are “reaching out” for freebies and government handouts. This country has really gone to hell. Nothing but a bunch of crybaby reachers.


15 posted on 11/22/2012 2:01:45 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Amnesty - Obama's bailout of Mexico. Barry sticks it to America again!)
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To: Morgana

“Reaching out” to the cops. ROTFLMAO!!! Commie liberals and their bull**** political correctness cracks me up everytime I “reach out” to them while they’re “reaching out to freeloader voters who are “reaching out” for freebies and government handouts. This country has really gone to hell. A bunch of freeloading Grinches.


16 posted on 11/22/2012 2:04:08 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Amnesty - Obama's bailout of Mexico. Barry sticks it to America again!)
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To: Morgana

“I listen to this for 200 hours a year,” Hamilton-Parker told the Portsmouth Herald. “This is my fourth year and I can’t take it anymore. I’m so sick of it.”

How about let’s make a deal. You be hungry and cold (like the people that the SA tries to help) for 200 hours, instead.


17 posted on 11/22/2012 2:08:54 PM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Thanksgiving!)
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To: UpInArms

Hope so


18 posted on 11/22/2012 2:17:41 PM PST by easternsky
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To: lucky american

I generally don’t trust them either.


19 posted on 11/22/2012 3:43:21 PM PST by fudimo
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To: Morgana

Sounds like a ding-a-ling who doesn’t want any competition to me.


20 posted on 11/22/2012 3:47:14 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Morgana

Another hyphenated flaming liberal show’s their true colors by being offended by an effective, non-government charitable organization. That ringing bell must burn her to no end, knowing that it means good will and helping one’s fellow Americans in their time of need, without assistance from the government.


21 posted on 11/22/2012 3:49:15 PM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Yeah, baby

I've haven't changed in 40 years. I see a lot of other people running. Running. And they tell ME. You have changed.

22 posted on 11/22/2012 4:15:45 PM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Morgana

Red Hampshire is the least-religious state in the Nation. This shouldn’t surprise anyone...NH = Sodom.


23 posted on 11/22/2012 4:20:55 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: factoryrat

I believe and hope that you are missing the initial point. ANY NOISE repetitiously can get me pissed off. I had a neighbor’s dog that barked at night. I warned these people over and over. I called the cops on these jerks. They could do nothing but ask them to quiet their dog. No rules. I ended up moving for work. Thank goodness.


24 posted on 11/22/2012 4:25:57 PM PST by mirkwood (gop est commoror per spineless ignavus)
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To: Morgana

Just wait until she tries to complain about the call to prayer five times a day.


25 posted on 11/22/2012 4:52:24 PM PST by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: mirkwood

Well maybe they could get a street preacher to harangue passers by. I’m sure that would work. No bells!


26 posted on 11/22/2012 5:55:39 PM PST by Sunshine Sister
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To: Morgana

My wife and I have a “private” code for folks like that - when we see/hear someone acting the absolute a$$, we tell each other, “I know how that person votes”. It’s a simple and non-definite statement, yet it really tends to pi$$ them off.


27 posted on 11/23/2012 4:53:51 AM PST by trebb (Allies no longer trust us. Enemies no longer fear us.)
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