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5 Things, September 25: Stoughton Recycling Center/Transfer Station on the Move

Five Things You Need to Know Today: Stoughton Recycling Center/Transfer Station on the Move; Grocery Deals on Stoughton Patch; Bingo at the Senior Center; and more...

"Five Things you Need to Know Today" is a Patch column that provides readers with essential, daily information at a glance.

1. Stoughton Recycling Center/Transfer Station on the Move

The following is a message from the Stoughton DPW:

Effective, Saturday, September 29, 2012, the Recycling Center will have moved from its current location adjacent to BJ's to 100 Page Street (same driveway for the Stoughton Landfill and C & D Facility, which is the same site as the old Transfer Station.). 

The Recycling Center will continue to be open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will accept metal household appliances, tvs and computer monitors, propane tanks as well as newspaper, cardboard and other recycling materials. There is also a drop off location for leaves and grass clippings.

2. Grocery Deals on Stoughton Patch

Stoughton Patch has added a grocery specials section. You can search by store, category and even item. Check it out here:

http://stoughton.patch.com/grocery-specials

3. Bingo at the Senior Center

The Senior Center will hold its weekly game of BINGO at 12:45 p.m.

4. Yom Kippur Begins at Sundown

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, considered the holiest day of the year in the Jewish religion, starts at sundown on Tuesday, Sept. 25. In addition for atoning for sins, from sunset on the 25th to sunset on the 26th, it is customary to fast and refrain from food and drink.

In observance of the holiday, there will be no school in the Stoughton Public School system on Wednesday, Sept. 26.

5. Looking Ahead: "5 For the Cure" Fundraising Walk

Coach Ken Gay and the Stoughton High volleyball team will be leading a fundraising campaign for the American Cancer Society this upcoming Saturday.

On Saturday, Sept. 29, there will be a “$5 for the Cure” fundraiser walk held at Stoughton High School. The walk begins at 9 a.m. from the superintendent’s parking lot.

The walk is open to students, staff and community members.

Walkers are asked to make a $5 donation to the American Cancer Society.

Reminder: Thursday is Food Pantry Day in Stoughton

Stoughton resident Peg Carbone continues her effort to curb hunger in Stoughton, personally picking up donations for the food pantries every Thursday.

Here's a note from Peg: "I pick up non perishable food and also household items every Thursday, anywhere in Stoughton and deliver them to the food pantry. Please tell your friends and neighbors. One item, one bag or several, and I will pick them up every Thursday."

Haven't called to arrange a pickup? It's not too late. Call Peg at 508-889-1385 or send an email to peg.carbone@comcast.net.

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