Town’s leaf collection begins Oct. 21

Leaf collection in the Town of Plainville will begin on Oct. 21 and will continue to December 5, 2013.  Listed below is the schedule of areas to be covered on the first collection (schedule of areas are subject to change):

Central Area; West Main Street Area; Farmington Avenue Area; South End/Red Stone Hill Area; Shuttle Meadow Area; Arcadia Avenue Area; Metacomet Area; Northwest Area; Unionville Avenue Area; Every effort will be made to keep you informed as to the progress of the operation. If you have any questions, please call the Public Works department at (860)793-0221 ext. 208 between the hours of 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday to Wednesday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Thursday and 8 a.m. to noon on Friday.

Please be sure to rake your leaves to the curbline as early as possible. Grass clippings will not be collected, only leaves. No sticks or stones. If your street has an island on it, please do not put your leaves on the island. Bagged leaves will not be collected at curbside; you can bring them to the Drop-OffCenter on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the month of November, the Drop-OffCenter will be open Monday through Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. for leaves only.