Green Up Day efforts, town by town

Here's a list of what towns in Windham County are doing on Green Up Day, and whom to contact if you want more information:

Athens: Lynn Morgan, 802-869-2227 or [email protected]. Leave full bags and large debris along roadsides. Routes may be worked on anytime between April 26 and May 1.

Brattleboro: Brattleboro Subaru, 1234 Putney Rd., (bag pickup and drop-off); Robin Rieske, 802-275-7232 or [email protected]. Bags available on Green Up Day from 8 a.m. to noon at Brattleboro Subaru, with coffee and doughnuts for volunteers. Beforehand, bags will be available at the Brattleboro Food Co-op and the Brattleboro Area Chamber of Commerce.

Brookline: Guy Tanza, 802-365-4648 or [email protected]. Bags available at the town office prior to Green Up Day. Leave full bags along roadsides.

Dover: Lori O'Hern, 802-464-5386 or [email protected]. Meet at Dover School beginning at 9 a.m. for bags and route assignments. Instead of lunch this year, doughnuts and refreshments will be available when you pick up bags. Leave tied bags on roadsides.

Dummerston: Mark Brown, 802-258-0832 or [email protected]. Meet at 9 a.m. at Dummerston Congregational Church in Dummerston Center. Bring picnic lunch to eat on the Common. Drop bags off at the Common.

Grafton: Grafton Improvement Association, [email protected]. Bags can be picked up at the town office and then brought to the dumpster at the town garage, where ice cream will await volunteers.

Guilford: Elly Majonen, 802-257-4067 or [email protected]. Bags available at Broad Brook Community Center (BBCC) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sign in, then bring full bags to BBCC until 5 p.m. No tires accepted. Refreshments all day.

Halifax: Patricia Dow, Halifax Town Office, 802-368-7390 or [email protected], and Hope Phelan, 802-368-2070 or [email protected]. Bags available at Town Clerk's office prior to May 1, or from 10 a.m. to noon at the Halifax School on Green Up Day. Return full bags to the rear parking lot of the school. Refreshments served.

Jamaica: Pat Meulemans, 802-297-9886 or [email protected] and Sara Wiswall, 802-874-4681 or [email protected]. Bags available at the town office and transfer station. Bring bags to the transfer station from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Green Up Day.

Londonderry: Chief Jeff Duda, Champion Fire Company, 802-375-3650 or [email protected]. Pick up bags at People's United Bank, Clark's IGA, town office, or the transfer station. Drop off on Green Up Day to town trucks at the Mill parking area, South Londonderry Fire Station, or the transfer station.

Marlboro: Sarah RobbGrieco, 802-257-1229 or [email protected], or Marlboro Town Office, 802-254-2181. Bags available at town office and school. Claim your area on the town map in the glass case outside town office. Leave bags along roadsides.

Newfane: Gloria Cristelli, 802-221-0536 or [email protected]. Bags are available at the town office and the Newfane Market. Full bags should be left visible on the side of the road.

Putney: Johnathan Johnson, 802-387-5862 or [email protected]. A town truck will be parked at the usual spot next to the town hall through Monday morning. On Green Up Day, beginning at 8 a.m., bags will be available all day. Take only what you need. Put full bags in back of truck.

Rockingham: Guy Payne, 869-2600 or [email protected], or Amy Howlett, 802-899-3965 or [email protected]. Bags available at Rockingham Town Hall in Bellows Falls. Bags can be dropped off at the Recycling and Solid Waste Center or the Saxtons River Volunteer Fire Department, as well as the town garages in Bellows Falls and Rockingham.

Stratton: Lorraine Weeks-Newell, 802-896-6272 or [email protected], or Helen Eddy, 802-896-6054. Town hall will be open 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. for bag pickup, road routes, and coffee, juice, and doughnuts. Leave bags along roadside, but let those working in the town hall know of larger or hazardous items.

Townshend: Heidi Russ, 802-365-7506 or [email protected], or Carley Sanderson, 802-874-7162 or [email protected]. Bags available at the town office from 9 a.m. to noon on Green Up Day. Bring bags back to the town truck on the Townshend Green or to the dump. Bags and snacks will be available from 9 a.m. to noon on the green.

Vernon: Hannah Rosinski, 802-380-1513 or [email protected]. Meet at recreation center shelter at 9 a.m. Pick roads and go out. Refreshments and gloves provided. Come back for lunch at noon. Leave bags along roadsides.

Wardsboro: Colleen and Emma Sklar, 802-896-6178 or [email protected]. Meet 8 a.m. at town office; homemade doughnuts, coffee, cider, fruit will await volunteers. Bring bags to the transfer station; do not leave on roadsides.

West Brattleboro: Peggy Frehsee, 802-257-5593 or [email protected]. Meet on the Village Green in front of Fire Station 2 in West Brattleboro at 9 a.m. Refreshments from 9 a.m. to noon. Leave bags along roadsides and curbs. No tires or bulky waste; avoid pickups from rivers and streams.

Westminster: Susan Harlow, 802-722-3373 or [email protected] or Karen Astley, 802-722-4255 or [email protected]. Bags available at Westminster West Library and Town Hall. Leave large items on roadsides with Green Up bag attached.

Whitingham: Aysha and Todd Wahlstrom, 802-368-2807 or [email protected]. Bags will be available for participants to pick up at Town Hill Park at 9 a.m. Look for sign with directions. Wear gloves (and a mask if you plan to gather in a group).

Wilmington: Kathy Larsen, 802-464-2263 or [email protected], or Rebecca Sweeney, 802-464-2017 or [email protected]. Bags and route assignments will be available on May 1 at the entrance to Buzzy Towne Park on South Main Street from 9 to 11 a.m. Coordinators will be there, and social distancing procedures will be in place.

Windham: Ellen McDuffie, 802-874-4211, [email protected], or [email protected]. Pick up bags at town office at 9 a.m.; coffee and snacks will be available for volunteers. Leave full bags along roadsides.

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