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Clear Spring briefs

April 13, 2004|by WANDA T. WILLIAMS

Spring cleaning set for April 26 to 29


CLEAR SPRING - The Town of Clear Spring has scheduled spring cleaning for April 26 to 29.

On those days, residents can place bulk trash and recyclable items at regular trash pick-up sites.

Bulk trash items include televisions, furniture, carpeting and computers. Recyclable items include metal appliances (refrigerators, stoves, washers, dryers, water heaters, dishwashers), lawn mowers, glass bottles, corrugated cardboard, newspapers and magazines.

The collection dates and locations are:

  • Monday, April 26 - North of Cumberland Street.

  • Tuesday, April 27 - Appliances will be picked up throughout the town.

  • Wednesday, April 28 - South of Cumberland Street.

  • Thursday, April 29 - Brush will be picked up throughout the town.


The following items are prohibited: tires, household garbage, gas and propane tanks, construction or building debris, and industrial or commercial waste.

For more information, contact Clear Spring Town Hall.

Water main leak repaired in hours


CLEAR SPRING - A repaired water main leak will save Clear Spring thousands of gallons in lost water, Vice Mayor Julianna M. Albowicz said.

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The leak was discovered last month in the area of 130 Cumberland St.

"It's a main source of water for everyone," Albowicz said.

Within a few hours, work crews repaired the line that supplies water to all the town's water customers, Albowicz said.

Town Clerk Juanita K. Grimm said the town recorded 168,000 gallons of water consumption during the leak. After the leak was repaired, recorded water usage dropped to 79,000 gallons a day.

Savings bond awarded to student


The Clear Spring Town Council awarded a $50 savings bond to Clear Spring High School junior David Ernst.

"We recognize outstanding students nominated by their teachers for each grading period," said Vice Mayor Julianna M. Albowicz.

High school students from each grade level are nominated by their teachers based on their academic and civic accomplishments. Ernst is now eligible to compete for an annual $500 scholarship awarded by the Town Council each year to a Clear Spring High School senior.

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