Flags and banners—not either-or—in Jonesport

by Nancy Beal

The recent appearance of patriotic banners on Jonesport’s utility poles prompted a minor flap on social media from citizens who erroneously thought they had supplanted the American flags that traditionally graced the town at the Fourth of July. In truth, the flags were put up, but moved to locations that were “safer for the flags,” in the words of Sue Mills, secretary/treasurer of the town’s July 4th committee.

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