October 19, 2021

Letters, Sept. 19 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Noise ordinance needed

I live in Nauvoo Mobile Home Park, across Bear Creek from Eagle Mill Farm at Exit 19 on I-5. Periodically, loud parties are held at the farm, mostly during harvest season. My neighbors and I have tolerated the noise — until last Saturday, when there was drumming and amplified music that began at

4 p.m. Saturday and lasted until 5:30 Sunday morning. Many residents of Nauvoo were kept awake much of the night. Nauvoo is hidden from view by trees along Bear Creek, so perhaps the party-goers are unaware they are in a populated area.

At 5 a.m., I called the Ashland police, who said they have no jurisdiction outside of Ashland, and that the Jackson County sheriff’s hands are tied because there is no noise ordinance in the county. I was told to petition the Jackson County commissioners for a noise ordinance. Evidentially, there are…

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