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Debris Drop-Off in North Branford Extended through Nov. 10

Public Works will maintain its extended hours through Saturday, Nov. 10 for Hurricane Sandy debris drop-off.

Updated: Nov. 6, 2012, 1:45 p.m.

Bonnie Therrien, North Branford's interim town manager, announced that the debris drop-off at Public Works has been extended through Saturday, Nov. 10.

Residents can bring storm debris to Public Works (next to the Police Department and follow the brush signs to the dumping area) from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and as late at 5:30 p.m., if necessary.

Original article, Nov. 1, 2012, 11:30 a.m.

Got Debris? Here's What to Do with It

Living in New England we all can expect to be doing our share of raking this time of year, but Hurricane Sandy certainly added a whole new dimension to our fall clean-ups. 

With all of the added debris, Interim Town Manager Bonnie Therrien reminds residents that debris should not be placed curbside. The Department of Public Works, located next to the North Branford Police Department on Route 22, is accepting debris beginning today.

North Branford and Northford residents can bring debris to Public Works with Therrien noting the best hours to bring it between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., though if necessary, it can be dropped off until 5 p.m. Public Works will also be open on Saturday for debris drop-off.

Public Works will operate on these hours for at least one week.

Regular trash pick-up – no storm debris – is delayed by one day through the rest of the week with today picking up Wednesday's regularly scheduled routes, tomorrow picking up Thursday's and Saturday picking up Fridays. The regular schedule resumes on Monday, Nov. 5.

Be sure to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter to receive the latest updates from town and state officials, utility companies and your fellow residents. Here are all of the pre-Hurricane Sandy and throughout the storm press releases and here is the Post-Sandy information from the town. And here's where you can find all you need to know about Hurricane Sandy.

Tell us: How much clean-up do you have to do in your yard?

fadyL November 03, 2012 at 01:18 PM
why is the town not doing a brush pick-up this year?
Bonnie Therrien November 04, 2012 at 03:17 PM
Right now, all Public Works crews are busy assisting with electrical restoration and continuing on with regular work that has to be done. It is very important that residents assist us with bringing the debris to the Public Works area, so our crews can assist the utility crews with restoring power, as we still have people without power. Fencing can be brought down to Public Works. Bonnie - Interim Town Manager
lisa c November 08, 2012 at 01:19 AM
and for those of us who do not have the luxury of working a shortened work day, how do you propose we get it to public works?
Jenn McCulloch November 08, 2012 at 01:22 AM
Hi Lisa...they are open until 5:30 p.m. and will be open on Saturday as well.
Dorey Tilton November 15, 2012 at 10:24 PM
What are the regular hours for drop off? I wasn't able to get all the storm debris cleaned up with the snow on the ground.

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