Friday, October 6, 2017

Recycling Events Scheduled For Cheshire

Everybody is familiar with the concept of spring cleaning, but residents of Cheshire will also have chances in October to further reduce clutter in their homes.

There will be an electronics recycling event on Saturday, October 14 at the Darcey School. Residents and business can dispose of  computers, televisions, copy machines, stereo systems, small appliances, telephones, small appliances, light bulbs and gaming systems.

Smoke detectors, car batteries and any appliance containing freon will not be accepted at the recycling event, which will be held from  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The other recycling event the town will be hosting is for the disposal of mattresses. The event is scheduled for October 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Town Hall.

Mattresses. box springs and crib mattresses will be accepted. Mattresses from other types of bedding will not be accepted.

Other items that will not be accepted include mattress with bed bugs or those that are wet damaged or excessively soiled.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Cheshire Schools Raise Money For Hurricane Harvey Aid

Staff members of the Cheshire Public School system and families of students in the district have raised over $10,000 for the Hurricane Harvey relief effort.

The money was donated to the American Red Cross, Superintendent of Schools Jeff Solan said Monday. A check for $10,836.13 was presented to Red Cross officials on Sept. 21, Solan said.

ā€œIā€™m not surprised by the outpouring of compassion of our school community, but I am exceedingly proud of their unified effort," ā€ he said.

Other disaster relief fundraising efforts are continuing in the schools for victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, according to Solan.

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