Sunday, January 2, 2011
The Norwood DPW and MassDEP remind residents to be safe and environmentally conscious post-holidays.
As Norwood residents clean up those last remnants of the holidays, the Norwood Department of Public Works and Mass. Department of Environmental Protection want to remind folks to dispose of and recycle Christmas trees properly. The Department of Public Works will be picking up Christmas trees this week and next on the normal trash pick up days, according to the town website. Trees can also be brought to the Winter St. Composting Facility on Saturdays between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. The DPW reminds residents to please make sure all ornaments, tinsel and tree bags are removed before leaving trees out for pick up. Why worry about disposal and recycling in the first place? The MassDEP says that each year Mass. residents buy one million cut …
Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Still shopping for a tree or something to put beneath it? Patch has some answers for you.
1. Shop at Barnes and Noble today to support the Norwood High School library. Vouchers are available at the Town Hall and the NHS library website. You can also shop Dec. 9-14 at barnesandnoble.com/bookfairs and enter ID #10352763. 2. The School Committee will be resuming its normal meeting schedule tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the public school offices at the Savage Center. 3. Still looking for that perfect tree? Norwood Patch shopped around some local places to find the best spots to buy holiday trees, wreaths, etc. Check it out! 4. Operation Santa is happening at Willett Early Childhood Center. For a $5 donation, Operation Santa will express mail your child's letter to the North Pole. Your child will receive a hand-written response from …
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
We shopped around and found some of the best spots in the area to buy holiday greenery.
- Erin Re
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Still looking for that perfect tree? Patch talked to a few local shops with everything area residents need to properly deck the halls this year. Among the top local spots to get trees, wreath or other greens this year is Village Green Nurseries, located on Route 1 in Norwood. The nursery, open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., has a wide selection of ornamental greens, handmade wreaths and holly, as well as trees, ranging in price from $21.99 for a four to five foot tree to large balsam and fraser firs that price up to $89.99. Staff at Village Green said they are ready and waiting to haul the chosen tree to the customer's car or truck. Another local favorite is the Grace Episcopal Church located at 150 Chapel Street. The church shop is …