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Roaring Spring Alcohol Sales Question to Be on May Ballot


March 28, 2019

Rick Boston

Voters in Roaring Spring Borough will get a chance in this May's Primary election to determine if the Alcohol Referendum will appear on November's ballot.

Exceeding the 156 signatures needed, the organizers of the The Roaring Spring Alcohol Referendum accomplished its main goal, which is to let the voters decide if there will be alcohol sales permitted for the first time in the borough's history.

With 230 signatures collected, the question of whether or not to change an ordinance banning the sale of alcohol in the borough will be on the May primary ballot.

For almost 100 years, residents of Roaring Spring who want to purchase alcohol had to go outside the borough to do so.

Roaring Spring, like its neighbor, Martinsburg, is "dry," meaning alc...

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