Wednesday, July 25, 2012
There's a new brush drop off site, be sure to go to the right place for the city's free mulch.
If you need mulch, Stow Parks and Recreation has it available for Stow residents. For free, no less. The Got Mulch? program in Stow has been in operation for "many, many years," according to Community Information Coordinator Linda Nahrstedt and it's offered again now. She said the city's contractor is at the new brush drop off site making mulch and it should be available Monday July 30, 2012, according to the city's Facebook page. The new site is just west of the current Parks/Recreation and Urban Forestry building at 5070 Stow Rd. The program is for Stow residents only, and residents can take as much mulch as they want with one caveat. "It has to be loaded by hand," Nahrstedt previously said. "No equipment." The city offers this program…
Friday, March 9, 2012
The site is also open Monday through Friday, weather permitting.
Starting some spring cleaning in the yard? Take all that brush and drop it off at the city's site at 5070 Stow Rd. this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The site is also open regularily Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., weather permitting. Items accepted at the site are: Material more than eight inches in diameter must be separated and deposited in designated areas. The brush must be from the yards of Stow residents. (A photo I.D. is required for proof of residency.) Items not accepted: For more information, visit the city's website.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The service department is removing concrete at the brush drop off site, which is causing all the noise.
Some concrete that has been stored at the leaf compost site is being loaded into dumpsters — which is causing all the loud noises in the Silver Springs Park area. Readers inquired about the sound coming from 5070 Stow Rd., across from Silver Springs Park, on the Stow Patch Facebook page, and a few others have asked city officials about the sounds as well. Brad Miklovich said on the Facebook page that the noise sounded like explosions. Another reader, Patty McClure Whitaker, said she heard something that sounded like an explosion or gunfire. "Our afternoon crews have tried to keep any noise to a minimum, and have limited their working at the site until approximately 7 to 8 p.m., so as not to get into later evening hours," said Service …