October 30, 2014

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Cemetery spring cleanup May 4
The Cemetery Commission is set to conduct its annual spring cleanup Sunday, May 4 at 9 a.m., beginning in East Cemetery.
During the cleanup, the commission removes fallen limbs, brown wreaths and brown flowers, debris and trash. New wreaths, flowers and decorations will not be removed.
If residents are concerned about any items at their loved ones’ gravesites, they should remove them before the cleanup. If residents notice broken decorations or brown flowers or wreaths on the gravesites, they can feel free to remove them.
The walk-in gates are open year round at all of the cemeteries. The commission will try to have the larger drive-in gates open in advance of the cleanup. If this is not possible due to weather, all cemeteries will officially open May 15.
For more information, contact the town clerk’s office at 878-5121.

Green Up Day May 3
Williston is hosting Green Up Day on Saturday, May 3. Interested residents can get bags and sign up for a green-up location at the Planning & Zoning office weekdays between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Town officials will also hand out garbage bags Saturday morning at the Williston Community Park beginning at 8 a.m. The bags can be left on the side of the road. Williston’s Public Works Department will pick up the bags by Monday morning. Last year, Williston collected more than 500 bags of trash.
St. George will also host Green Up Day activities on May 3 from 9 to 11 a.m. Residents interested in greening up the town’s roadsides can meet at the Town Hall on Route 2A to sign in and get bags.
Bring gloves; wear sturdy shoes or boots and brightly colored clothing. Children need to be accompanied by an adult, as volunteers will be working along roads.
Coffee and juice will be available at 8:30 a.m. and refreshments at 11 a.m. at Town Hall.
Call Mary Alice Favro at 482-3760 to let her know if you are coming or will be cleaning up an area near your home. Bags will be available at the St. George Town Hall during business hours the week before Green Up Day.

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