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Community Recycling Center: Early Closure on Thursday, Jan 4th

posted Jan 3, 2018, 11:57 AM by Leona Oceania

Due to the anticipated storm, the Scarborough Community Recycling Center will close at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 4th.

Christmas Tree Pick-Up

posted Jan 2, 2018, 6:48 AM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Jan 2, 2018, 6:49 AM ]

The Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees at no cost, for the month of January.

To take advantage of this service, please place your Christmas Tree curbside on your regular trash day. The Department of Public Works will pick up trees separately from the trash pick-up - so, if you see that your trash has been picked up, but not your tree - no worries! We'll be by to get it!

The Community Recycling Center - Holiday Schedule

posted Dec 27, 2017, 12:24 PM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Dec 27, 2017, 12:26 PM ]

Open: Tuesday, December 26th through Friday, December 29th 2017

Closed: Saturday, December 30th, 2017

Trash Collection Schedule - New Year's 2017

posted Dec 27, 2017, 12:05 PM by Leona Oceania   [ updated Dec 27, 2017, 12:35 PM ]

Due to the Christmas and New Year's Holiday, trash pickup for the weeks of December 25th and January 1st will be "bumped" a day. The schedule will be as follows:

Christmas:
  • Trash normally picked up on Mon. Dec. 25th will be picked up on Tues. Dec. 26th
  • Trash normally picked up on Tues. Dec. 26th will be picked up on Wed. Dec. 27th
  • Trash normally picked up on Wed. Dec. 27th will be picked up on Thu. Dec 28th
  • Trash normally picked up on Thu. Dec. 28th will be picked up on Fri. Dec. 29th
  • Trash normally picked up on Fri. Dec. 29th will be picked up on Sat. Dec. 30th
New Year's:
  • Trash normally picked up on Mon. Jan. 1st will be picked up on Tues. Jan. 2nd
  • Trash normally picked up on Tues. Jan. 2nd will be picked up on Wed. Jan. 3rd
  • Trash normally picked up on Wed. Jan. 3rd will be picked up on Thu. Jan. 4th
  • Trash normally picked up on Thu. Jan. 4th will be picked up on Fri. Jan. 5th
  • Trash normally picked up on Fri. Jan. 5th will be picked up on Sat. Jan. 6th.
 
Note: There are only 4 holidays each year that trash is not collected: July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. Regular trash pickup doesn't change on any other holidays.

The Community Recycling Center - 2017 Thanksgiving Week Schedule

posted Nov 9, 2017, 6:57 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

Open:    Tuesday, November 21st and Wednesday, November 22nd

Closed:  Thursday, Friday, and Saturday

Trash Collection Schedule - Thanksgiving Week 2017

posted Nov 2, 2017, 8:41 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, trash normally collected on Thursday, November 23rd will be picked up on Friday, November 24th.  Trash normally collected on Friday, November 24th will be picked up on Saturday, November 25th.

Note:  There are only 4 holidays each year that trash is not collected:  July 4th, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.    Regular trash pickup doesn't change on any other holidays.

HOLMES ROAD SITE OPEN TO SCARBOROUGH RESIDENTS FOR STORM DEBRIS DROP-OFF

posted Nov 1, 2017, 10:29 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

                                                             Wednesday, NOVEMBER 1ST through Sunday NOVEMBER 5TH

Scarborough residents may drop off tree branches and other storm-related debris.  Hours of operation will be 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM all days.  Private contractors hauling debris on behalf of a Scarborough resident must provide the name, address and telephone number of the resident.  NO CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL WILL BE ACCEPTED, only tree related debris. 

The Holmes Road Site is located at 48 Holmes Road, next to the Beech Ridge Speedway.  FMI call 730-4400

October Paving Scheduled for Hearn Rd, Beaver Brook Rd and Holmes Rd

posted Oct 11, 2017, 7:27 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

Road Grinding and Grading - Wednesday, 10/11/17:               Paving - Tuesday, 10/17/17:

HEARN RD (Saco town line to Ash Swamp Rd)                                   HEARN RD (Saco town line to Ash Swamp Rd)
BEAVER BROOK RD                                                                          BEAVER BROOK RD

      
                                                              Paving - Wednesday, 10/18/17
Weather permitting.
   
                                                              HOLMES RD (Beech Ridge Rd to Mitchell Hill Rd)
                                                                                                                                                                               


 Expect delays. Seek alternate routes as necessary during the construction period.  

                                                                                        
                                          



Recycling Containers at Hannaford Temporarily Removed

posted Sep 27, 2017, 4:34 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

The recycling containers located at the Hannaford Supermarket will be temporarily removed while the yard is under construction.  The containers are scheduled for return on or around the week of October 16th.  Other recycling containers in Scarborough are located at Walmart and on Route 1, in front of the Maine Veteran's Home.  Thank you for your cooperation.

REMINDER! Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off in Biddeford September 9th

posted Aug 24, 2017, 4:50 AM by jbouchard@scarboroughmaine.org

The last HHW drop-off day scheduled in 2017 will be held at the Biddeford Public Works Department on Saturday, September 9th from 8:00 am to Noon.  Residents from Scarborough, Saco, and Old Orchard Beach are welcome to bring their waste to this event.  Please take this opportunity to dispose of any hazardous materials you have stored in and around your home. The next drop-off will be held in the Spring of 2018.   

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