Veterans Council plans Pearl Harbor observance
The West Haven Veterans Council will hold an observance of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 7 at the William A. Soderman Memorial Flagpole on the Veterans Walk of Honor in Bradley Point Park.
All veterans are invited to participate in the annual ceremony, which will commemorate the 76th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, the site of a U.S. naval base on the southern coast of Oahu, Hawaii.
The solemn service will begin with a presentation of the colors and a flag-raising, followed by a rendition of the national anthem and a prayer.
It will also include remarks from dignitaries and a performance of taps.
WHEAT open third Saturday
The West Haven Emergency AssistanceTaskforce Food Pantry (674 Washington Avenue) is now open the third Saturday of each month from 9-noon. The next date is Saturday, Dec. 16. Volunteers also accept donations during this time.
To get food requests must be from West Haven residents. They must bring a valid photo ID, two pieces of current mail, and proof of household income. Call (203) 931-9877 or email email@example.com with questions.
Bulk trash pickup, e-waste drop-off schedule announced
The 2018 bulk trash pickup schedule is in March of 2018. Residents are reminded that bulk pickup is on their scheduled curbside collection days in the second calendar week of the four designated months.
They are also reminded to separate metals and recyclables from regular trash and to put out trash no more than 24 hours before pickup.
Violations carry a $100 fine per daily offense.
Bulk items include couches, chairs, mattresses, tables, carpeting, padding, fencing and small amounts of bundled lumber, which may not exceed 6 feet in length.The amount of bulk trash per collection is limited to 6 cubic yards, which is equal to a pile of trash 6 feet long, 6 feet wide and 4 1/2 feet high.
Along with tires, the city also picks up such white goods as refrigerators, washing machines and stoves on residents’ weekly collection days.
To prevent a potential fine, property owners should familiarize themselves with the city’s trash guidelines, which are posted on the Department of Public Works page at www.cityofwesthaven.com.
To report a complaint, call the department at (203) 937-3585. Complaints are kept confidential.