Monday, April 23, 2007

Planning Commission/Town Council workshop

The Winthrop Planning Commission and Town Council will hold a joint meeting/workshop at Town Hall on April 24, 2007 at 7pm to discuss Capitol Facilities Planning, Affordable Housing, and possible revisions to the zoning code. This workshop is open to the public.

Arbor Day Celebration and Park Clean Up

On Wednesday April 25th at 4pm in Mack Lloyd Park, the Winthrop Tree Board will host an Arbor Day Celebration. The ceremony will be followed by a park clean up event lasting until about 6pm. Anyone interested in helping with the clean up is invited to bring work gloves, rakes, brooms, and other useful tools to help Town get Mack Lloyd Park ready for the busy summer season.

Tree City USA Award for Winthrop

The Town of Winthrop has received designation as a Tree City USA for 2006 from the National Arbor Day Foundation. The award will be presented to the Winthrop Tree Board on Wednesday April 25th at 4pm at the Town's Arbor Day Celebration at Mack Lloyd Park.

Winthrop's Tree Board, led by Dan Kirkmire of Wild Hearts Nursery, spent over 220 hours of volunteer time to complete the requirements of becoming a Tree City USA and to help the Town of Winthrop prepare its Community Forestry Plan.