Keep the ban on LED signs in South Kingstown
  • Petitioned Town Manager Steve Alfred

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Town Manager Steve Alfred
South Kingstown Town Council

Keep the ban on LED signs in South Kingstown

    1. Petition by

      Ed White

      Wakefield, RI

Since August 2010, Town Council members have been discussing whether electronic LED signs should be allowed in certain business districts. These signs could be located on Old Tower Hill Road and on Route 108 from the Camden's Bowling Alley to Rhody Joe's and on Route 108 from 138 to the police station. 

Allowing these signs will drastically change the look of our town. These signs are aesthetically unappealing, can cause driver distraction, and are not in line with the charm and character of South Kingstown. That charm and character is one of South Kingstown’s most valuable assets. It is the very reason so many tourists visit South Kingstown and support our local economy.

Support the continued ban on LED signs in South Kingstown.

Sign the petition and let your voice be heard.

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    1. Reached 250 signatures

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    • Peter Duhamel WAKEFIELD, RI
      • over 2 years ago

      bad for business. People don't come to Wakefield to be in Warwick or Johnston, they come for the laid back beach and college atmosphere

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    • Karina Burston WAKEFIELD, RI
      • over 2 years ago

      Just because you *can* doesn't mean you *should* -- LED signs are ugly, distracting, and no more effective than other signs. So what's the reason to allow them?

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    • Ann Doyle Moss NARRAGANSETT, RI
      • over 2 years ago

      no LED in town of Wakefield RI

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    • Linda Minisce WAKEFIELD, RI
      • over 2 years ago

      Nothing is more lovely than the charm our town offers. I have no problem seeing the businesses that exist here. We don't need more lights for advertizing.

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    • Deb Bannon WEST KINGSTON, RI
      • over 2 years ago

      I hate the glow in the skies above SK now..URI is blinding...they need to get rid of the LED at the Boss Arena entrance...it is blinding at night!

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