Community Cleanup! For years Friends of Main Street has organized its community cleanups along the historic Mad River on Earth Day! Today we can now enjoy the beauty of this river, the walking path, bridges, and historic mill buildings.
Take pride in your community and help clean up litter on streets and sidewalks in your neighborhoods or any other locations around town. Don’t worry if you’re not able to fill a whole bag of trash, any little bit makes a difference.
WHERE:Meet Us on Main Street! Friends of Main Street will be setting up an information tent on the sidewalk at 372-378 Main Street (in between Nutmeg Potters and Monaco's Ristorante at 9:30 am. Bring and wear gloves. Friends of Main Street will provide Eco-Friendly trash bag and latex gloves, if needed. Return at 11:30 am, bring your filled trash bag to the Public Works truck for water and pizza from local restaurants at 12:00 pm.
TARGET AREAS:Pick up a bag and pick up on your street or locations downtown i.e. East End Park, Rowley Street around recreational fields and parking lots, Willow Street, including the Skate Park and parking lots, to Bridge Street, all along Main Street (river and retail sides), the old Rail Trail behind Mad River Lofts to Prospect Street, Tatro Pond.