City transfer station extends hours

The city’s Public Works Department announced that because of the hurricane, it will extend its transfer station hours starting Wednesday, Oct. 31, until Saturday, Nov.3.  From Wednesday to Friday, Nov. 2, hours will be from 7:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the station will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. A press release from the Public Works Department said, “Brush/branches less than 6 inches in diameter and less than 4 feet in length will be accepted at the transfer station with a residential permit. As a reminder, curbside collections are one day delayed this week, with Friday collections being done on Saturday Nov. 3. Leaf bag collection will continue until the end of November. During this time, leaf bags are collected on the normal rubbish collection day. Please bring leaf bags curbside as soon as they are filled and leave them curbside until collected. Leaf bag collection is available to all city residences eligible for curbside rubbish and recycling services. Yard Waste service for subscribers will continue through the week of Nov. 12.