6. Park dis­pute in Clarke’s Beach

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A bit­ter dis­pute in­volv­ing the owner of an RV park in Clarke’s Beach and cit­i­zens who live in close prox­im­ity to the busi­ness raged for many weeks through­out the sum­mer and fall.

The dis­pute was ig­nited af­ter Ernie Mug­ford, owner of Moun­tain­view RV Park, was given ap­proval by the town coun­cil to ex­pand the num­ber of camp­sites. Area res­i­dents be­gan protest­ing the ex­pan­sion, sug­gest­ing ac­tiv­i­ties at the park were im­pact­ing their qual­ity of life.

There were road block­ades, heated de­bates and other al­ter­ca­tions. Po­lice of­fi­cers were called to the area on sev­eral oc­ca­sions.

Ernie Mug­ford is the owner of Moun­tain­view RV Park in Clarke’s Beach.

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