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Beautification Day -- May 6 from 9am - 12noon. Details...

April 11, 2017 For Immediate Use BRAINTREE BEAUTIFICATION DAY - MAY 6th Braintree’s Tenth Annual Beautification Day will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00am to 12:00 noon. Mayor Joseph C. Sullivan in collaboration with the Braintree Rotary Club and our event sponsors: Braintree Town Council, Covanta SEMASS, L.P.; Richmond’s Hardware, Paint and Rentals; Curry Hardware; East Braintree Civic Association; North Braintree Civic Association; Sustainable Braintree; Hot Market Design and Lamar Advertising are asking residents, groups and organizations to step forward to help out with this beautification day effort. “Our commitment will involve homeowners, businesses and numerous volunteers who’ll offer their time to help clean up our town. As a community pride effort we all can take three hours time to make a positive difference”, the Mayor stated. The day will begin at 8:00am at Town Hall for greetings and assignments by Mayor Joseph C. Sullivan, DPW Director Jim Arsenault and Recreation & Community Events Director Nelson Chin. Coffee and donuts will be available to start your day. Gloves, trash bags and t-shirts will be distributed to volunteers while supplies last. A limited number of rakes, shovels, litter sticks and other landscape equipment will similarly be available for use, but volunteers are asked to bring their own rakes. Some town employees, town equipment and supplies will be at each of the targeted sites to work along with the volunteers. A cookout at Sunset Lake for all volunteers begins at 12:00 noon to culminate the half day blitz within the town. The targeted sites selected for the 2017 cleanup day are Town Hall/Thayer Library/French’s Common/Historical Society Properties; Washington Street Corridor; Smith Beach & Toland Riverfront Walkway; Elder Affairs Building Property/Penniman Park; Sunset Lake Property; Granite Street at Town Street to Cameo Road (high school side) and Monatiquot River at Pearl Plaza behind Shaw’s Supermarket. Please call the Mayor’s Office at 781-794-8100 to volunteer. In the event of inclement weather, the clean-up day will be held on Saturday, May 13th.