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Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Christmas tree pickup starts Monday January 9, 2012

As published in the Record Journal Wednesday January 4, 2012

WALLINGFORD — The town’s Public Works Department will begin picking up Christmas trees in all sections of town on Monday, Jan. 9.

Residents are asked to place their trees at the curbside on Sunday, Jan. 8. Trees are to be clean of ornaments, bows, tinsel etc. No plastic bags or wreaths will be picked up.

This is a one-time pick-up.

Those who miss the deadline may bring their tree to the town’s compost area at no charge until Jan. 14 during normal business hours for the recycling center: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

The compost area will be closed from Jan. 16 to March 15.

McKay to chair Wallingford school board

 As published in the Record Journal Wednesday January 4, 2012

— Ibrahim Hirsi

WALLINGFORD — The Board of Education elected Roxane McKay chairwoman, Joseph Marrone as vice chairman and Michael Votto secretary Tuesday night during an organizational meeting. 

McKay, 53, said after the election that she is honored and proud to have been elected the chairwoman of the Board of Education. “I appreciate the confidence that you have shown and voting for me,” McKay said. “At this point we all know that we are here for the same reasons and its collaborative efforts.”

Marrone, a father of three who is serving his second term in the Board of Education, said it was humbling to be elected.

Swearing in ceremony - Wallingford Town Council Jan 2, 2012

Pictures from the Swearing in ceremony for the Wallingford Town Council can be seen via my Facebook page as well as publicly over on on my SkyDrive.