I had noticed some very tall grass/weeds on the strip between the sidewalk and Drummond Avenue, which is on the route I walk with my dog. The grass had reached about seven feet high and was beginning to interfere with the use of the sidewalk.

I was concerned that there might be ticks and also that it was not safe to walk in the street because of high traffic volume.

I called one morning to ask the public works department to mow this strip. When I walked my usual route before noon, I was very pleased to find that it had been mowed.

I thought it would be nice to thank the public works department for its prompt response, and to let people know that our city does respond to our needs and requests.

Alice Ladd

Waterville


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