There are still three weeks left for curbside leaf and yard waste collection: this week, Nov. 26 and Dec. 3.
Do you still have leaves in your yard you need to dispose of? Don't worry, there are still three weeks left for curbside pickup by the city's trash contractor. JRM Hauling & Recycling will be collecting leaves and yard waste this week and the weeks of Nov. 26 and Dec. 3. Residents can leave their yard waste at the curb in paper bags or barrels on their regular trash pickup day, which is delayed by one day this week due to the Monday holiday. Take note: yard waste in plastic bags will not be accepted and all yard waste should be picked up no later than 3 p.m. The mayor's office says JRM might collect regular trash first and return later in the day for yard waste. There is no charge for curbside leaf collection. Residents can also haul their…
Court proceedings have delayed the construction start of new Route 1 recycling center, although that didn't stop JRM from razing the former motel on the site.
- Dan Baer
Saturday, April 7, 2012
The massive overhaul of decaying structures and dying businesses along Route 1 in Peabody has progressed significantly in recent months, but plans to develop the former Carriage House Motel site remain in a holding pattern as new owners JRM continue to battle the proprietors of a neighboring Dunkin' Donuts in court. All that remains of the troubled former Newbury Street landmark, which has been closed since 2008, is a chipped and broken sign, the final memory of a drug and prostitution hotspot that was eventually forced out of business by the city. JRM, which provides trash and recycling service to the city from its headquarters located further down Route 1, purchased the site in 2010 with the intent of building a state-of-the-art …