We are a group of local Beacon gardeners, looking to promote and support the benefits of organic gardening practices in all aspects of vegetable and ornamental gardening. Tours of local gardens are held during the year. Welcome, and join in making Beacon more beautiful through gardens !Any questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.orgSee More
haven't used it yet but I am purging and saving stuff to shred. If you are a member of the HV Federal Credit Union, you can use the service for free. Go to their website to see when the shredder will be at what branch. I should…"
"I recently moved to Beacon and was disappointed by how much junk mail I started to receive immediately. I emailed City Council Member Randy Casale to suggest Beacon join the campaign for a national Do Not Mail registry (a National Do Not Call…"
"Beacon Reads next to the library. They were closed for a long time and not accepting any more books but I believe they have reopened. Sharon is right about the hours though---it's run by volunteers so it's catch as catch can."
"It is the law. But enforcement by the law is low on their list of "things to do". Boycotting the restaurant would probably be more effective than being a snitch. Or maybe try to reason with the owner?"
Over the years I have managed to eliminate almost all unwanted catalogues and junk mail that is addressed to me. I used a different online service (Catalog Choice?) but I have heard of 41 lbs. I am now working on things like the…"
"There's a company called 41pounds that provides a service of removing your name from a multitude of vendors who send catalogs & junk mail. It's at http://www.41pounds.org. I signed up, and my junk mail has definitely gone down…"
"Thanks Janine, Junk mail is one thing - I'm not getting half of the credit card requests I used to :) But those loose newspapery sheets...there isn't a sender to return to. They don't have an adressee either. Everyone gets it whether…"
Is there anyway to stop the onslaught of fliers from every local supermarket, etc that ends up in my mailbox? They are recycled of course but I get nauseous whenever I think of all the wasted resources to produce them in the first place. In the "old days" one was able to post "NO HANDBILLS" on the mailbox to take care of the problem. I asked my mail carrier the day I moved in not to deliver them and he replied that he would get fired if he didn't.
Please join us for a pre-primary, get out the vote, Labor Day BBQ.All are welcome. This will be a great opportunity to meet , if we haven't already.I'll provide the grills (3 carne + 1 veggie) and basics (dogs,burgers salt ,pepper mustard , rolls , beer...etc), you can bring additional food or drink.And check out my website: www.georgemansfield.comSee More