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Comment by Mary Kate Leming on Saturday

No Garbage Collection In Unincorporated Palm Beach County On Thanksgiving



Garbage, Recyclables and Yard Waste will NOT be collected on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 27 for those residents living in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Collection in the unincorporated parts of the county will resume on the next regularly scheduled service day:

·        Garbage collection - Monday, Dec. 1

·        Recycling and Yard Waste collection - Thursday, Dec. 4.



Those residents who live in one of the 38 municipalities should contact their municipality directly for their holiday collection schedule. A list of municipal contactsa href="http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/municipal_service_List/municipal_service.htm" target="_blank">http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/municipal_service_List/m...> can be found online.



While SWA administrative offices will also be closed the Friday (Nov. 28) after Thanksgiving, there will be a limited number of Customer Service team members available to assist residents with any questions or concerns. SWA Customer Service can be reached at 561-697-2700 or 866-792-4636.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on October 29, 2014 at 1:50pm

Meet Your Neighbor: Bo Reynolds

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on September 3, 2014 at 12:36pm

County Pocket: Resident posts video on development proposal

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on August 28, 2014 at 11:32am

Labor Day Garbage Collection Schedule For Unincorporated Palm Beach County

Garbage, recyclables and yard waste will be collected on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1 for those residents living in unincorporated Palm Beach County. Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County disposal facilities are open and haulers in unincorporated Palm Beach County will run their regular routes. Residents should place all garbage, recyclables and yard waste curbside by 6 a.m.



Those residents who live in one of the 38 municipalities should contact their municipality directly for their holiday collection schedule. A list of municipal contactsa href="http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/municipal_service_List/municipal_service.htm" target="_blank">http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/municipal_service_List/m...> can be found online.



While SWA administrative offices will be closed, there are limited Customer Service team members available to assist residents with any questions or concerns. SWA Customer Service can be reached at 561-697-2700 or 866-792-4636.



There are only two observed holidays where residents in unincorporated Palm Beach County will not receive garbage service. Those holidays are Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. There will be normal scheduled collection services for unincorporated residents on the following holidays:

•      Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

•      Veteran’s Day - Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014

•      Christmas Eve - Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014

•      New Year's Eve - Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014

•      New Year’s Day - Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015



More information on holiday collectiona id="yui_3_16_0_1_1409237678006_34837" href="http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/Holiday_Schedule/holiday_schedule.htm" target="_blank" name="yui_3_16_0_1_1409237678006_34837">http://www.swa.org/site/collection_service/Holiday_Schedule/holiday...> can be found online.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on June 26, 2014 at 2:49pm

BEWARE OF CALLS OFFERING FREE WATER TESTING FROM CITY OF BOYNTON BEACH

 

BOYNTON BEACH, FL --- Boynton Beach Utilities customers have received phone calls, and mail solicitations, from individuals giving the impression that they are City of Boynton Beach employees. They are offering free water testing with the hope to sell the homeowner a water purification system. Callers are not City employees, nor were they hired on behalf of the City of Boynton Beach. In addition, the City did not mail out any information concerning free water testing.

 

The City does not endorse, or recommend, any type of water purification system for home or business use. Boynton Beach Utilities continues to provide the highest quality of water for its customers. If you have any questions, please call Boynton Beach Utilities Water Quality Division at 561.742.6964.

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on June 4, 2014 at 3:23pm

County Pocket/Briny Breezes: Neighbors express concern about possible development plan

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on April 30, 2014 at 4:24pm

Along the Coast: New owners, same old-school style at Seaside Deli

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on April 3, 2014 at 7:25am

Director’s last call: St. Andrew’s School, Boca Raton – March 8

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on January 3, 2014 at 8:27am

Boca Raton: Tailwaggers and owners lap up beach time

Comment by Mary Kate Leming on December 6, 2013 at 7:41am

Boca Raton:Dog beach getting ready to open at Spanish River; owners will need annual pass to use area

 

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