Robert’s other rules

As commentator Linda DuCharme prepares for her town meeting, she’s reviewing the UN-written rules of town meeting etiquette – ones that you’ll never find in Robert’s Rules of Order.


‘Tis the season for outdoor lighting displays, and every town has at least one house that seems to go all out – to the delight – and occasional consternation – of the neighbors. Commentator Linda DuCharme remembers one Christmas of the latter sort.