Boonsboro to hold trick-or-treating amid pandemic

Maryland

BOONSBORO, Md. (WDVM)–Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Town of Boonsboro Mayor and Council have voted to hold trick-or-treating this year on October 31 from 6pm-8pm.

Houses that want to hand out candy should turn on their porch lights. The Mayor of Boonsboro says that trick-or-treating is not a town event, but the date and time are selected by town officials.

Houses wishing to participate by handing out candy should turn on their porch lights. Residents are also expected to practice social distancing.

“We’re looking forward to having successful trick-or-treating,” said Mayor Howard Long of Boonsboro.

The Mayor of Boonsboro says that the town consulted local police before deciding on the trick-or-treat dates but did not consult the local health department.

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