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Wake Forest Christmas Parade News

The Wake Forest Downtown Revitalization Corporation is currently accepting applications for the 2011 Wake Forest Christmas Parade. The Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 pm. Entries postmarked by Oct. 31 will be considered for inclusion based on the number of entries needed for each category. Applications are available at any of the following locations

Town’s Holiday Schedule Available Online

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From the Town of Wake Forest Newsletter:

The Town of Wake Forest is making it easier than ever for you to keep track of Town-recognized holidays. We understand it’s important for our residents to know about any changes to the Town’s operating schedule. That’s why we’ve created a page on our website that provides a complete list of the dates in 2010 when Town Hall will be closed and Town services affected. Simply visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/holidayschedule.aspx to see a complete list of the 2010 Town-recognized holidays. A week or so prior to each one, we’ll post a link to a press release that provides detailed information explaining how Town operations, including bus and sanitation service, are impacted. It’s just another way we’re making information that’s useful available to you!

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Christmas Tree Recycling Begins

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On Monday, December 28, 2009, the Town of Wake Forest will begin collecting live Christmas trees for recycling. The trees will be ground into mulch, which will be available free to residents (while supplies last) upon request by calling Betty Pearce at (919) 554-6120 on or after December 28. Wake Forest residents whose yard waste is collected by the Town may participate in the “Treecycling” program by simply removing all decorations, tinsel, nails, tree stands, bags, etc. and placing the “clean” tree at the curb for collection. Collection will be made on your normal residential yard waste collection schedule. Recycling saves space at the landfill and offers a valuable commodity to residents. As a reminder, artificial trees cannot be recycled. Mulch orders cannot be accepted before Dec. 28

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Should they stay or should they go?

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Many in Wake County were upset that school was in session today for
Tracks 1, 3, and 4. Memorial Day, one of the nation’s most solemn
holidays, is set aside to remember the sacrifice of service members who
died in the line of duty. It is also a time to thank veterans who
survived, and to remember the troops who are still actively serving to

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