Auburn police get an “F” for traffic control during the Great Falls Balloon Festival.

At one time, I and about 15 other drivers were headed for Hannaford from Union Street. An officer was starting to block Court Street at that intersection. He never once gave a direction to drivers, causing traffic to become erratic and unpredictable. It was a miracle no accidents occurred.

It was like he had tunnel vision and pretending he didn’t notice the chaos he was causing.

This performance was not an isolated incident.

Michael Sawyer, Auburn


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