Honeybee populations may be shrinking around the world, but that wasn't the case at Victoria Clayton's circa 1866 house, where a bee expert spent much of Thursday removing a huge wax honeycomb and 30,000 of the buzzing creatures from an attic crawl space. Enter Gary G. Schempp, who is so intrigued by honeybees - that he sold his 30-year-old pest-control business five years ago to deal solely with them. http://bit.ly/IILC4n
The Merchantville School District is seeking proposals for lawn service work at the District’s Field Complex and School Building property including the removal and disposal of grass, weed whacking, applying lawn feeding, cutting and weed removal, mulching around shrubs and snow removal.
All residents are urged to secure any items around your household that are made from metals such as copper, brass, aluminum and steel. We have recently experienced a number of thefts in town of items made from various household and industrial metals for selling to scrap yards. If you see any suspicious activity please contact the police immediately at 865-662-0500.
On the agenda at the March 12th Council meeting are approvals to submit a grant application and execute a grant contract with the New Jersey Department of Transportation for the Victoria and Leslie Streets project through their new online grant management system, SAGE and resolutions to introduce the 2012 Budget
The Task Force meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 8, 2012, has been cancelled. The good news is that the Task Force has been awarded a second grant from the DVRPC to continue our work in the neighborhood! Thank you for your continued interest in our neighborhood. Together we can make it better.
Borough Council will hold their monthly caucus meeting on Monday, March 5th. Under discussion on the agends will be an update on the sewer relining project including a change orderto the scope of work to be done in completing the slip lining projec tin the amount of $117,960.00. Also on the agenda
Diners get a little something extra with their meals at the Collins House in Merchantville. Call it a side order of history. Not to worry. It doesn't cost extra and won't boggle the mind, as it did to most of us in high school. In fact, it enhances the ambience and helps satisfy those with an appetite for things from the past.