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Spring cleaning


There is only one activity that truly can bring this county together – cleaning up after ourselves and our guests. While buffet dinners, ski resorts and political speeches might seem to be an open invitation with equal interest to all, it’s never a reality. After all, we all have different food, entertainment and political tastes.Yet, we – and the thousands who vacation here – all create trash. And, the businesses we work for all create piles of garbage. That’s why, coming this Saturday during the County Clean Up Day, it’s important that everyone do what they can to pick up all that clutter left by the melting snow. While some businesses adopt sections of highways (the Summit Daily News will be out near our adopted stretch near Farmer’s Korner in the morning), not everyone has such a coordinated outlet. They can still contribute, however.Look around your houses, apartment buildings, neighborhoods and schools. Look at your recycling habits – can they be better? If you’re looking for something more specific, get your housing association together and coordinate one. Or, call your local towns to see if they know of any specific need that exists.We all know, especially with visitors, that the people in our county love the quality of life. The only way to keep our county this clean is to work hard at it. The bigger the group, the less time it will take. Now, where are those gloves …

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