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Hancock Town Council briefs

April 13, 2006|by TIFFANY ARNOLD

Dates set for bulk and yard debris pickup



HANCOCK - Town officials on Wednesday announced bulk and yard debris pickup dates for the spring.

Town officials have asked people who want to get rid of yard debris to call the town's office by April 28. Pick-up dates for yard debris are scheduled for May 1 and 2.

For bulk trash pickup, town officials ask people to contact the town office by May 5. Pickup dates for bulk trash are scheduled for May 8 and 9.

For more information on fees and what items are prohibited, contact Hancock Town Hall at 301-678-5622.

Shooting staged



HANCOCK - The Hancock Police Department staged a mock shooting incident at the Hancock Middle-Senior High School on March 31, Police Chief Steven L. McCarty said.

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The mock shooting was in response to what happened at Columbine High School in 1999, McCarty told the town's council members Wednesday, during the town's monthly meeting.

The training, McCarty said, took place on a day when students were out of class and was aimed to prepare the school's staff for such an incident.

"The staff reported that they thought this was a very good training exercise," he said.

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