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Letter: Gloucester roadways in need of spring cleaning

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Each year, just before Daffodil Festival, the Gloucester Clean Community Committee sponsors Clean Gloucester Day. One purpose of the festival is to remind visitors of the beauty and history that mark the uniqueness of Gloucester County.

But much of this impact is greatly lessened by the bozos that pollute our highways and scenic backroads with their trash.

Our ad, publicizing the cleanup in this week’s paper, has a picture of the median on Route 17 in White Marsh. This median, as well as the adjacent shoulders, is similarly littered for miles. The swales of T.C. Walker Road are in equally bad shape. There is a full black trash bag along Route 17 between Belroi Road and T.C. Walker. The list is endless and we need everyone’s help to 1), clean up Gloucester and 2), keep it that way.

Because cigarette butts are such a hazard (both fire and toxicity-wise), and are difficult and time consuming to clean up, the committee is making available to busines...

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