KEYPORT, N.J. (Patch.com) — Hey, Keyport, be quiet. That’s the message Monmouth County is sending to this tiny, bucolic waterfront town on Raritan Bay.

Every evening around 6 p.m., tiny Keyport — population about 7,000 — broadcasts “Westminster Quarters” from its emergency alert siren behind town hall. It’s the same chimes played by Big Ben in London.

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Comments (2)
  1. They’re lucky. The church in my town used to blast that very song every 15 minutes for 9 hours a day. Complaints didn’t work until they got a new minister.

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