The changes take effect at the beginning of the month.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
The following is from the Town of Arlington. Recycling and Trash Reminders After a full month of the new recycling and trash program, Public Works would like to thank residents for their commitment to diverting waste from the trash by recycling and separating yard waste. As our new waste contractor, JRM Hauling & Recycling, continue to get used to our streets and solid waste sorting habits, please report any concerns or missed collections directly to them at 1-800-323-4285. While we continue to work with JRM to achieve thorough collection, residents can do their part to help make the program a success: In September weekly recycling becomes mandatory and weekly trash limits of 100 gallons, per household, per week, will be enforced (…
A recap of Town Meeting's sixth session on Wednesday.
Town Meeting members began to discuss a proposed ban on gas-powered leaf blowers Wednesday. They also passed Minuteman High School’s budget and a town bylaw amendment that requires residents to bring in their uncollected trash by 9 p.m. the next day. In addition, members decided not to reconsider an earlier vote of no action on Article 32, which would have been a report and recommendation from the town manager on the implementation of a consolidated town-school finance department. Leaf-Blower Debate Town Meeting member Carol Band submitted a substitute motion for Article 25 after the Board of Selectmen’s recommended vote of no action on her original article. Band’s motion would amend the town bylaws to prohibit the use of gas-powered leaf …