Upcoming holiday closures and trash pickup changes

Adam Curtis Public Affairs Press Releases

City facilities will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 31, for the observed Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays.

The trash pickups for Thursday, Dec. 23, and Friday, Dec. 24, will be shifted one day earlier, as will the pickups for Thursday, Dec. 30, and Friday, Dec. 31, due to the observed Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. That means Thursday pickups will occur on Wednesdays and Friday pickups will occur on Thursdays both weeks. No special Wednesday pickups are available these weeks.

The City Compost Facility will be closed from Monday, Dec. 20 through Saturday, Dec. 25. This time will be used to reduce the stockpile of green waste through chipping and controlled burns. It will reopen on Monday, Dec. 27, for regular hours and then will be closed on Friday, Dec. 31, and Saturday, Jan. 1, due to the New Year’s holiday.

The Cove will be closed on Friday, Dec. 24, Saturday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 31. It will be open only for Open Swim from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 1.

The Nancy J. Brua Animal Care Center will shift its schedule to be open on Mondays and closed on Fridays and Saturdays over the next two weeks for the Christmas Day and New Year’s Day holidays. The shelter is typically open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m.