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Clean Gloucester Day to be held March 24-25

Clean Gloucester Day returns to Gloucester on Friday, March 24 and Saturday, March 25. The event is held a week before the Daffodil Festival and is a way for county residents to clean up roads and public areas prior to the annual celebration.

Last year, 550 volunteers participated in the countywide cleanup, collecting a total of 803 bags of trash weighing 20,250 pounds. Volunteers were spread out in 83 sites throughout Gloucester.

In addition to being held the weekend before Gloucester Daffodil Festival, Clean Gloucester Day is a part of the Great American Cleanup. Volunteers in other Hampton Roads localities will also be taking to the streets to pick up trash on those two days.

Younger volunteers are encouraged to clean up public spaces such as schools and parks. Those under the age of 18 must be under adult supervision at all times. Groups of volunteers can select a spot to clean up or one can be assigned.

There will be a dumpster set up next to Gloucester Library, Main ...

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