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April 20, 2012

Parker River group joins Clean Sweep

NEWBURYPORT — Parker River Clean Water Association has joined Newburyport Park Commission's Clean Sweep to make and keep Newburyport beautiful. Clean Sweep is on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at Cashman Park at 9 a.m. for a kick-off breakfast and site assignments.

Volunteers who have chosen the Little River Nature Trail are encouraged to park at the Park & Ride lot on Storey Avenue and meet at the sign for the Little River Nature Trail across the street. Participants are asked to bring work gloves, pruning clippers and loppers. Coffee, doughnuts and water will be available. Individuals and families with older children welcome. Garbage bags will be provided.

For more information, contact the Park Commission at 978-465-4462 or at parks@cityofnewburyport.com. For information regarding the Little River Nature Trail only, contact Jerry Mullins, 978-618-9154 or email indjyerry@hotmail.com. Additional inquiries about Parker River Clean Water Association should be directed to George Comiskey at 978-352-7364 or comgeorge1@comcast.net.

For other sites in Newburyport to make beautiful, check the Park Commission website for further information at http://www.cityofnewburyport.com/parkscommission/CleanSweep.htm.

For more information regarding Parker River Clean Water Association, PRCWA, check out www.parker-river.org, or email parker.river@verizon.net, 978-462-2551, P. O. Box 798, Byfield, MA 01922.

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