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Wakefield council votes to approve curbside brush pick-up


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield City Council voted Monday evening to approve a curbside brush pick-up during the fall season.

No date has yet been set, but City Manager Rob Brown provided a list of strict guidelines with agenda materials.

“We’re not going to be picking up their junk or garbage,” said Mayor Dale White,” but we will pick up their brush.”

White said the action will be in lieu of the city’s annual spring clean-up, which was postponed in the spring and now canceled.

“I think, with the COVID, it’s going to be difficult to do a citywide clean-up this...