tree lawns; was Re: Off and on

victor steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Fri Sep 23 18:40:35 UTC 2011

I may be wrong, but except on major streets, where the town or state owns
the road, I thought, the homeowners own the lot to the middle of the street,
but sidewalk, "berm" and pavement are a public easement. Some people in my
neighborhood get quite touchy if a dog craps on the "berm"--well, at least
those who t

On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 9:54 AM, Joel S. Berson <Berson at> wrote:

> ...
> On the other hand:  If I don't mow the tree-lawn, no one will.  And
> although the town owns the sidewalk, I'm required to remove the snow from
> it.
> Joel

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