Are you happy with it? Is there anything different you'd like to see offered?
So, it's a little over a year now that the town embarked on a new mandatory recycling program and extended its current contract with JRM Hauling & Recycling. Some of the biggest changes were the switch to weekly recycling, limitations on how much trash residents could put at the curb and imposing a penalty for residents who don't recycle -- they don't get their trash picked up. Town officials said the more material residents recycled, the more money the town could save and become more environmentally-friendly. So how do you rate the changes? Are you happy with them? Is there anything else you'd like to see the town and JRM offer in the way of trash disposal and recycling? Discuss in the comment section below.
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in town.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily resource for community events, happenings in town and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Wednesday, Jan. 23. 1. Colder: Some of the coldest weather in two years will hit us on Wednesday, with the temperature sticking to the teens all day. The windchill could be as low as -10 and the west wind will gust up to 20 miles per hour. 2. Flu: The spread of influenza seems to have slowed, but flu season is far from over. If you are still looking to get a flu shot, Addison Gilbert Hospital is hosting a flu shot clinic on Wednesday. The clinic will be held from 9-11 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. in the cafe at Addison Gilbert Hospital at 298 Washington St. in Gloucester. The clinic is …