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Carlton gets clean sweep crew


May 14, 2021

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Close to 100 Carlton students in grades 7-12 worked Friday to clean up yards, trails and Hillside Cemetery.

It was yardwork on overdrive Friday when close to 100 Carlton students spent the morning cleaning yards, trailsides and the entire Hillside Cemetery in advance of the citywide brush collection Monday.

"It's nice to see the kids out and about in the community, doing their part," said Leola Rodd, who has organized the annual cleanup since 2010. "And it's good for the kids to get out. We'll do it if somebody calls, I don't question eligibility. If you need your yard raked or want it raked, we will come and do it."

Many of the residents who call are older or injured and would find it difficult...

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