Keene Pumpkin Fest was held last weekend in Keene, New Hampshire. It was a record breaker.
30,581 lit jack-o-lanterns were documented, beating the previous record on set in Boston in 2006.
But another sort of record may have been set as well. One not tracked by Guiness:
Most sniper teams deployed at a small town fall festival event.
Bloggers and YouTubers noted the police sniper presence.
Exactly who were police expecting?
Reasonable security move, or another example of our fundamentally changed, security obsessed Police State, USA?