Bolton Bulletin 5-7-11

Bolton cleanup guidelines clarified

The town of Bolton is now offering free spring cleanup incentives through two programs: one for homeowners of any age, and one for senior residents.

Homeowners can come into the Bolton Town Hall and pick up a card which allows them to dispose of certain items for free at the town landfill. Items accepted at no charge during this annual promotion are up to four vehicle tires, one mattress and box spring, and one couch or loveseat or one chair. Also allowed are one VCR recorder, DVD player or television, one toilet or sink, and one throw rug, plus one pickup load of construction debris or yard brush.

Seniors can arrange for curbside pickup by calling Lisa at the Bolton to transfer station at 644-2973 to schedule the trip. The last day to make such a reservation is May 13.

Seniors are limited to depositing the equivalent of one pickup load of materials, which must be out by edge of road. Big appliances or items than can't be handled by one person are not allowed, plus no household garbage, no hazardous materials, and no metal.

See the Town of Bolton Web site at www.boltonnew york.com for details and limitations for this annual cleanup campaign.

Spring readings session at library

The Friends of the Bolton Free Library will host their annual Spring Reading event, featuring local authors, at 7 p.m. Monday May 11.

Scheduled to read their works at the event are Jane Gabriels, Bill Gates, Vince Palazzo, Sharon Sturdevant and others. Refreshments will be served.

Parish chief soon to be 'Dr. Sousa'

Kathie Sousa, the Parish Life Director of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Bolton Landing, is scheduled to receive her Doctor of Ministry degree soon from the Graduate Theological Foundation of South Bend Indiana. Sousa said Monday the Doctorate degree is to be bestowed during graduation ceremonies on May 6.

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