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Sign Up Now for Spring Clean Up Scheduled May 17th & 18th

Public Service Announcement:

The Town of Halifax Solid Waste Department will conduct its annual free spring clean-up for town residents and businesses by appointment only on Friday, May 17th and Saturday, May 18th. This service will be subject to the following conditions:

  • Residents and businesses are required to call the Halifax Town Hall (434-476-2343) for notification to remove discarded household/business items and yard debris too large for regular trash pick-up and must give their name, telephone number and physical address (notification for sign-up must be made prior to 12:00 noon on Wednesday, May 15th).
  • Only household/business items that can be lifted by two grown men will be accepted, and no caustic solvents, toxic or hazardous materials or petroleum based liquids will be permitted.
  • Tree limbs and brush must be cut in lengths no greater than 4 feet and neatly piled by participant along with qualifying household/business items near the curbside of the property or customary pick up site to be easily visible and accessible from the road by Town Solid Waste personnel.
  • Town employees will not be responsible for cutting or removing tree trunks or tree limbs with a diameter of 4 inches or greater.
  • The Solid Waste Supervisor will not be required to remove the qualifying material mentioned above if resident or business owner has failed to notify the Halifax Town Hall to schedule a pick-up.

 

Kids Fun Day at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market - May 11th

Earth Day at the Town of Halifax Farmers Market

FarmersMarketEarth Day

May 11th - Master Gardeners at Farmers Market

Pot up a Plant for Mother and Tool Sharpening at the Halifax Farmers Market

            Spring is in the air when the Second Saturdays at the Halifax Farmer’s Market get started. May 11th is the first in the Southside Master Gardener’s series of Second Saturdays for 2019. Master Gardeners will be at the Farmer’s Market to help children pot up plants for Mother’s Day. Bring your kids, grandkids or the neighbor’s kids to introduce them to plants and give them an opportunity to make a gift for their Moms.

            Master Gardeners will also be available to clean and sharpen your small garden tools to help with your Spring garden chores.  Join us from 8 am to 11 am on Saturday, May 11 for a fun morning with your children and to ask any questions you may have about your yard or garden. For more information about the Master Gardener program, please call the Halifax Extension Office at 434-476-2147 or visit their website at www.ssmga.org or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Southside Master Gardeners Linda Singer and MaLinda Crawley helping a youth pot up a plant for Mother’s Day. Bring your kids or grandkids to the Halifax Farmers Market on May 11th and the Master Gardeners will help them pot up a plant for Mothers Day.  Bring your small garden tools for cleaning and sharpening.

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