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Morton Tourism Association is selling Peoria Area Dining Books for $20.00 each. There are tons of great coupons in the books . . . even several from Morton! Stop in the Tourism Office, 204 S. First to pick yours up!
Most coupons expire Dec. 31, 2014

Wine/Beer Tasting
to Benefit Alzheimer's Research
Saturday May 3, 2014
Red Rock Bar & Grill
332 Detroit Ave, Morton
Tickets $20.00 in advance
$25.00 at the door
Appetizers & Tasting 6 to 8 pm
7 West ~8:30 to 12:30
Click HERE for more details



VILLAGE OF MORTON RESIDENTS ONLY:  Free yard waste disposal is available at Sewage Treatment Plant #2, 2625 S. Fourth (at the corner of S. Fourth and Broadway Rd.), between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 6:00 P.M. daily, from Saturday, April 12th through Sunday, April 27th.  
The program is "self-serve" as it has been in the past.  A fenced area at STP#2 will be designated for yard waste disposal.  Assistance will not be provided for removal or dumping of landscape waste, so please plan accordingly.  
The following regulations and limitations must be met: 
1) Only leaves, grass clippings, and tree branches (no greater than 5' in length
or 4" in diameter), and any associated landscape waste will be accepted.
2)  No plastic bags will be allowed for disposal.  
3) Neither landscaping timber (railroad ties) nor construction lumber
is allowed.
4) No commercial enterprise may deposit landscape waste at this site.
5) "Root mass" from trees, bushes, or shrubbery is not allowed.
6)   No pet waste, household garbage or plant containers of any kind at this
7)  No yard waste is to be left outside the designated fenced area.
8) Video surveillance will take place during the program. 
Please follow, or help us police these rules to ensure the continued operation of this free yard waste disposal program for all citizens of Morton. 
Remember that it is a violation of Village ordinances to deposit landscape and yard waste on Village property (in the streets, in Prairie and Bull Run Creeks, down storm sewers, etc.), and that open burning of landscape waste or any kind of garbage is prohibited within the Village limits.

Free Electronics Recycling April 25th & 26th

A free electronics recycling drop-off is being offered in the K-Mart parking lot on April 25th & 26th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm.  Electronics acceptable for drop-off include computers, computer accessories, printers, scanners, fax machines, VCR's, DVD players, CD players, microwaves, and video game consoles.  Televisions will NOT be accepted. Follow the link below for more information:

Bulky Item Pick up in Morton
A bulky item pick up day for customers of Grimm Bros. Trucking is scheduled for the week of April 28th - May 2nd on your regularly scheduled garbage day. Please have acceptable items at the curb by 6:00 am. Anything that can fit in a can, bag or box will require an additional trash sticker. The pick up is for bulky items only.

Acceptable Materials Include: Doors & windows, mattresses, furniture, carpet & wood scraps (bundled), construction material (must be bundled, be cut to less than 5\' in length, and weigh less than 50 lbs. per bundle)

Non Acceptable Materials Include: Tires, paint, batteries, appliances (white goods), yard waste, hazardous material (oil, gas, solvents), e-waste (computers, TV\'s, electronics), concrete

For more information call Grimm Bros. Trucking at 263-2390.

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