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Ironwood opens compost site to residents for free

By LARRY HOLCOMBE

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IRONWOOD — Ironwood’s compost site will be free to use for city residents this year.

On advice from the city manager Paul Anderson, the City Commission on Monday approved a change in policy for use of the facility on Ayer Street. There will no charge for pickup truck or trailer loads of leaves and yard waste, as well as tree and tree limb disposal for city residents. Non-residents will not be allowed to use the facility.

The facility will be open Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Anderson said the a...