Screenshot of the city’s Facebook page.

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Mayor lifts emergency and curfew enacted after looting and protests

  • Friday, June 5, 2020 4:20pm
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Mayor Nancy Backus has ended the civil emergency related to looting, vandalism and property destruction she issued on Sunday May 31 and with it the dus- to-dawn curfew.

In consultation with Auburn Police Chief Dan O’Neil, Backus said, she concluded that the emergency has abated and the curfew is no longer necessary to protect the health, safety, welfare and property of Auburn residents and businesses.

Backus declared a state of emergency for the city following looting at multiple retail locations last Sunday.As part of the emergency declaration, the city first enacted a curfew effective from 11 p.m. Sunday and ending at 7 am. June 1 and then extended it to as late as June 6.

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