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ELKHART — Up to 100 cars regularly congregate, some of them doing street racing and burnouts, in a Nappanee Street parking lot, to the frustration of some residents who want the city to do something about it.

Don Welker, who lives near the strip mall that housed a Martin’s Super Market until earlier this year, asked the City Council on Monday night why it is allowing the events to continue.

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Are there signs posted in this particular parking lot stating "No parking / loitering after 8pm", or something to that effect? Or E.P.D. arriving just before 8pm.


There are consequences for forcing the local dragstrip to close.


Thank goodness the Richey Riches along the lower St Joe don't have to hear the Osceola Dragway anymore, nor the noise from this for that matter. Its not in their neighborhood anymore. Closing racetracks that have been in business for 70+ years have consequences.


Place a police mobile camera there like they have at Krogers on Johnson St. ID some license plates, and make some arrests.....

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