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UPDATE: Mercer votes to keep Trick-or-Treat on 30th; some towns choose 31st

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PRINCETON (WVVA) - After a discussion to return Trick-or-Treating in Mercer County to Wednesday, the 31st, the County Commission has voted unanimously to keep it on Tuesday, Oct. 30.

The commissioners submitted the votes following a discussion at a specially-called meeting Thursday morning.

Earlier this month, the Commission voted to move the observance of trick-or-treating in the county to Tuesday, so not to coincide with church services that are typically held on Wednesday.

However, after receiving backlash from citizens on the move, the board reconsidered and scheduled the special meeting Thursday to vote on moving Trick-or-Treat back to the 31st.

Despite the county's decision, several incorporated towns and cities in the county have set their own Trick-or-Treat times.

To view the list of all the times we've received, click here.

WVVA's Stephanie Crace was at the meeting and will have more on WVVA News at 5 and 6.

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