From the Chestertown Spy
Every night — as temperatures dip to the 20s and winds go moaning past sometimes at 30 miles an hour — some few people in Chestertown are sleeping outdoors with only what they can carry and windbreaks for shelter. obody seems to know for sure the number, though presumed not many, alone out there in the dark. ne, according to Court Clerk Mark Mumford, has been spending his nights under benches in the Town Pavilion.
The issue of the homeless in Chestertown came up at the Town Council meeting Monday – and it appeared to sadden and shock town officials and the few in the audience who’d turned out on a frigid winter night. Homeless? In Chestertown? In this weather? What’s being done? Nobody seemed sure.
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