"The Economic Development Committee voted unanimously against a proposed plastic bag ban after it met with impassioned opposition at a meeting Wednesday.
The committee held a session to seek feedback on the issue, which was first brought before the Town Council by a group of high school students at a meeting in September.
Those students gave an abbreviated version of their presentation, citing environmental concerns as a primary driver for the measure."
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|FHS students presenting on the proposal to ban plastic bags for retail|