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Townwide Cleanup Makes Montville Sparkle

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Montville Maddogs Credits: Courtesy of Jennifer Mancini
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Boy Scouts Troop 74 Credits: Courtesy of Annabel Pierce
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Girl Scouts Troop 41 Credits: Courtesy of Annabel Pierce
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Boy Scouts Troop 74 Credits: Courtesy of Annabel Pierce
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Tzu-Chi Foundation with Deb Nielson (third from right) Credits: Courtesy of Annabel Pierce
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Montville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary Credits: Courtesy of Trudy Atkinson
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Montville Township Police Explorers Post 805 Credits: Courtesy of D. Danzi
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MTHS Key Club with Kiwanians Michael Johnson and Doug Cooper Credits: Courtesy of Ron Rauschart
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REACH kids Credits: Melissa Benno
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Rotary Club Credits: Courtesy of Scott Russell
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Towaco Civic Association Credits: Courtesy of Kimberly Bott
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Towaco Civic Association Credits: Courtesy of Kimberly Bott
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Tzu-Chi foundation Credits: Courtesy of Judy Wang
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Tzu-Chi foundation Credits: Courtesy of Judy Wang
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Tzu-Chi foundation Credits: Courtesy of Judy Wang
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Women's Club of Montville Credits: Melissa Benno
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Girl Scouts Troop 5019 Credits: Liana Bassin
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MONTVILLE, NJ – If the township looks a little spiffier lately, it’s because more than 20 groups have been hard at work over the past few weeks cleaning the roads, properties and parks as part of the town’s annual celebration of Earth Day.

Groups ranging from the Montville Maddogs, a 12U baseball team, to Boy Scouts Troop 74, recently recognized by the Chamber of Commerce as Organization of the Year, worked diligently on April 29 with metal grabbers, gloves and garbage bags to make Montville Township sparkle. Other groups, such as the Towaco Civic Association, the Montville Township Police Explorers, and Girl Scouts Troop 5019 worked other days.

Participants who cleaned on April 29 could meet at the municipal building, have some fruit, bagels and juice, and pick up their supplies, as well as free t-shirts. The shirts had the message “Montville Township celebrates Earth Day. Go green! Reduce, reuse, recycle!” or “Montville Township Green Team.”

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About 330 citizens participated, according to Lori Dent, Director of Parks and Recreation.

The result was about 100 bags of garbage and 41 bags of recyclables removed from township open spaces, according to Dent, who was thankful to all the groups who made the cleanup possible.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank the many individuals, families, businesses and civic groups who banded together to clean up and spruce up our community,” Dent said. “We also have several roads in the municipality that have been adopted by civic organizations through the Adopt a Road program who perform up to four clean ups a year.”

Dent offered gratitude to the township police and Department of Public Works for their support, to the R.E.A.C.H. organization, who helped pass out supplies, and the many organizations who cleaned up, such as:

  • The Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts
  • Key Club
  • Kiwanis
  • Montville Township Police Explorers
  • Montville Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary
  • Montville Reformed Church
  • Montville Rotary
  • Montville Maddogs
  • Project Graduation
  • St. Pius Knights of Columbus
  • Towaco Civic Association
  • Tzu-Chi Foundation
  • Valhalla Civic Association
  • Women’s Club

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