This year Londonderry has moved Halloween trick-or-treating to Oct. 29 from its traditional date of Oct. 31.
Police Chief Bill Hart, who made the decision, said the change came in response to “lots of complaints by parents who wanted it on weekends.”
This is not the first time the holiday celebration has been moved to the weekend, Hart said.
“We take comments and concerns of our citizens into consideration,” Hart added, noting that the response from parents has been “half and half” this year, with half of parents being unhappy with the decision.
Detective Chris Olson said he’s seen community response as “split 50-50” as well. Continue reading