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City aims to stop graffiti

Council also talks about updating sign ordinance

Taggers have vandalized Shelton Mayor Eric Onisko's Texaco station with paint three times in the past month.

"The graffiti's gotten pretty crazy lately, all over town," Onisko said during the Shelton City Council's work session March 8.

Other council members agreed.

"I've definitely seen an uptick of this in the community, not just downtown," said Joe Schmit.

"You drive by an alley and 'boom,' and it wasn't there yesterday," said Kathy McDowell. "When did they do it?"

City Manager Jeff Niten told the council the city has no ordinances regarding graffiti. The word "graffiti" appears only once i...


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