46th annual Green-Up Day events around the region


Andover Green-Up Day will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7. Residents and friends are invited to beautify the town grounds, clean the roadsides and spruce up the cemeteries.

Greenup DayParticipants are encouraged to bring gardening gloves and tools including wheelbarrows, rakes, clippers, loppers and leaf blowers and join in the community spirit.

Coffee will be available in the morning at Andover Town Hall, behind the Town Offices at 953 Weston-Andover Road. After the work is over, participants are invited to stay to celebrate a job well done and share lunch with friends and neighbors. Attendees should bring a potluck salad or dessert to accompany the hot dogs, chips and soft drinks that will be provided.

Refreshments are being provided by the Andover Project Committee and through the generosity of community members. For information or questions regarding Andover’s Green-Up Day contact Deb Moser at 875-5454.


Green up PosterThe Town of Chester and the Chester Conservation Committee support Green-Up Day by coordinating the Green-Up efforts, distributing Green-Up bags, picking up large loads of trash and by putting a dumpster at the Town Garage, off of Depot Street behind the Fire Station.

Volunteers are encouraged to green up roadways in their area anytime this spring. Green-Up bags will be available beginning Tuesday, April 26 at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St.; Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St., and Chester Hardware, 21 Main St. The dumpster will be at the Town Garage by May 4.

More information is available at the Green-Up VT website http://www.greenupvermont.org/index.php or by emailing Frank Kelley at fjmkelley@gmail.com.


GreenupdaylogoGreen-Up Day begins in Grafton on Friday, May 6, when the kids at the Grafton Elementary School take to the village streets to clean up walkways, ballfields and hiking paths. They’ll then take Green-Up bags home to spruce up around their own homes.

All residents can pick up their Green-Up bags before May 7 at Town Hall, 117 Main St.,  during office hours, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 7, residents can drop off their filled Green-Up bags at the former town garage, which is now home to Jamie Gregory Excavating on Route 121 East.

At the same time and in the same place, the Grafton Improvement Association, which manages Green-Up Day for the Town of Grafton, will be handing out ice cream

For more information, contact GIA President Bill Brown at beebster143@yahoo.com.


champion open houseGreen-Up bags will be available before Saturday, May 7 at the Londonderry Transfer Station on Route 100, Clark’s IGA and People’s United Bank in the Londonderry Shopping Plaza and the Londonderry Town Office, 100 Old School St. in South Londonderry.

From 8 a.m. on May 7, they will be available at the Champion Fire Co. No. 5, 60 Main St. in South Londonderry, which will also hosting a free cookout and Open House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Londonderry’s town trucks will be parked at The Mill  Tavern on Route 11 and at the Depot building on Route 100 in South Londonderry for bag drop off on May 7.

If you Green-Up before or after that date, bring your Green-Up bags to the Transfer Station where you can drop them off free of charge.

When you’ve finished with your Green-Up duties, stop by Champion’s free Open House, which will feature hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and soft drinks. You can also see past and current fire engines, meet firefighters and tour the station.

For questions or information call Maureen Cronin at 824-3782 or Annie Bessette at 802-345-2791.


2016-poster-scan-Copy-799x1024Residents can sign up for a road to clean up and pick up Green-Up bags before May 7 at Town Hall, 12 Lawrence Hill Road, or on May 7 at the Weston Recreation Area.

Return your filled bags to the Weston Recreation Area, on Lawrence Hill Road off of Green Dale, and place them in the town dump truck for removal.  The day begins between 8:30 and 9 a.m.  and coffee, hot cocoa and doughnuts will be provided.

Call Kirby at 379-4412 or the Town Office for more information.

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