Christmas Eve Five: Santa, Council, Plows, Trash, Blog!

It's almost Christmas! Here are some things to know.


Santa - St. Nick is on his way to Woonsocket, kids! How are you going to know where the big guy is? NORAD. That's how. Check out our post on the big guy so you can get a direct line to the aerospace command center's line on Santa.

Council 2013 - The Woonsocket City Council's next meeting is scheduled for Jan. 7, 2013. 

Calling all plows - The City of Woonsocket is interested in hiring private trucks with plows, as well as four wheel drive vehicles with plows and other snow removal equipment on an hourly rental basis. Forms of Proposals and Agreements are available at the Office of Purchasing in the City Hall Finance Dept. All interested parties, call Jessica at 401-767-9269, or email at jdesrochers@woonsocketri.org.

Holiday trash schedule - In the observance of Christmas the Woonsocket Material Recycle Facility will be closedon Monday December 24 and Tuesday Dec. 25. 

Monday December 24 will be a normal collection day for trash and recycling.

Tuesday December 25 to Friday December 28 will be delayed by one day.
Residents are reminded that holiday wrapping paper is recyclable. Excess recyclables, including cardboard and paper along with styrofoam can be brought to the WoonsocketMaterial Recycle Facility, free of charge, located at 943 River St. (normal hours areMonday to Friday 7am – 3:30pm, Saturday 8am – 12pm).

Any excess waste or overloaded trash carts will not be collected.
Questions can be directed to the Woonsocket Solid Waste Division at 767-8880.

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