Another annual Town Meeting Day is upon us, but despite efforts to boost participation by holding meetings in the evening or on Saturday, attendance continues to decline.
Ten years ago Susan Clark and Frank Bryan wrote a book that took the pulse of town meeting and argued for its importance.
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The book, called All Those in Favor, reported town meeting attendance had fallen over the previous decades. Now, an updated edition says the decline continues.