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Help us clean up the Mystic - this Saturday!

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  • Nancy Hammett
    Our annual fall Coast Sweep cleanup - postponed due to Katrina - is rescheduled for this Sat., Oct. 1st from 9:30 am to noon We will meet at the Winter Hill
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 28, 2005

      Our annual fall Coast Sweep cleanup – postponed due to Katrina – is rescheduled for this Sat., Oct. 1st  from 9:30 am to noon  We will meet at the Winter Hill Yacht Club, behind Assembly Sq. in Somerville .  Please join us to help spruce up the parks along the Mystic River shoreline.  We will provide gloves, equipment, and light refreshments.  You bring your enthusiasm and energy. 


      The long range forecast is for beautiful weather on Saturday – and what better way to enjoy the outdoors than a community cleanup project!  Just in case the forecast is wrong, our rain date is Sunday Oct. 2nd from noon to 3:30 pm.  Call and check the voice message at 781-316-3438 if you are unsure about the plans.


      Thanks to the City of Somerville (our co-sponsor) and to the Department of Conservation and Recreation and MA Coastal Zone Management for their support.


      See below for directions.  Call or email the Mystic River Watershed Association if you have questions (781-316-3438 or contact@...). And help spread the word by passing on the attached flyer to your neighbors and friends.







      From Foley St. in Somerville :

      Take Foley St. straight (with KMart and construction for the Christmas Tree Shops on your left and the movie theater on your right) and then curve to the left, past Central Steel.  The Winter Hill Yacht Club will be right in front of you, hidden behind Central Steel.


      To get to Foley Street: (for map, see http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?address=%5b1%2d90%5d%20Foley%20St&city=Somerville&state=MA&zipcode=02145&country=US&title=%5b1%2d90%5d%20Foley%20St%20Somerville%2c%20MA%2002145%2c%20US&cid=lfmaplink2)

      Foley Street is a major entrance to Assembly Sq. Mall in Somerville .  Turn onto Middlesex Ave. from Mystic Avenue (Route 38) headed northwest, or from McGrath Hwy/Fellwsay West (Rte 28)  just south of Wellington Bridge (at the turn for the courthouse).  Foley Street goes off of Middlesex Ave at the light.


      By public transportation:

      Take the 90 MBTA bus from Davis Sq. (red line), Wellington Station or Sullivan Square (both on the orange line) – get off at Assembly Sq. Mall.

      Or take the 92 MBTA bus from Charlestown or from Sullivan Sq. (orange line) to Assembly Sq. Mall.

      Or take the 95 MBTA bus from West Medford , Medford Sq. or Sullivan Sq. (orange line) to the corner of Mystic Ave. and Middlesex Ave.

      See http://www.mbta.com/traveling_t/schedules_buses.asp for bus schedules.





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