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      Fast Cleanup

      Thanks to the volunteers who picked up the trash at the Standard Mine on Tug Mountain. Dorothy Heinrichs took the first picture of Pauline and Albert Emerson. Albert took the one of the whole crew. We've added these pictures to the photo albums.

      The cleanup took just about an hour, thanks to the large number of volunteers. 


      Trash Pickup

      Sorry about the barrage of posts. Just a reminder that trash pickup is tomorrow, June 4.

      Other holiday pickups below. As always, you'll find trash pickup dates on the Google Calendar.

      Fourth of July week: Saturday, July 9.

      Labor Day week: Saturday, September 10.

      Thanksgiving week: Saturday, November 26.

      Christmas week: No change; pickup as usual.


      Orange News 

      Don't forget the cleanup of the Standard Mine at Tug Mountain, tomorrow at 8 a.m. Pizza afterward in the Town House. 

      You can find the latest Select Board minutes--and those from other meetings dating back four years--here. Not many people care to, but it seems useful to offer a record for anyone who wants.

      Sandi wrote for all of us in offering condolences for Barbara Smith, who passed away recently: 

      "Among many things, Barbara was active in the election process and the annual Christmas parties and simply a good neighbor and friend of Orange. Barbara had beautiful flower and vegetable gardens of which some of the bounty could be enjoyed at the Canaan Farmers' Market." Here's a picture of Barbara at the town Christmas party, from the website's photo albums.


      Quarry Cleanup

      A group of Orangeites is cleaning up the trash at the Tug Mountain quarry tomorrow, June 4. Meet at 8 a.m. at the entrance to the quarry.


      Thinking of Switching Parties?

      Tuesday, May 31, from 7:00 to 7:30 will be your last chance to change party affiiliation before the state primary on September 13. The Orange Supervisors of the Checklist--Laurie Sanborn, Beth DiFrancesco, and Betsy Coble-- will be meeting to correct the checklist. That's when you can switch parties.