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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Rent, Mortgage, and Utility Assistance Program

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, July 14, 2021) - The Town of Summerville has partnered with Origin SC to provide rental, mortgage, and utility assistance to those who qualify and live in Summerville town limits. Origin SC will provide intake, processing, an...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Town Council Appoints Lisa Wallace as Next Town Administrator

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, June 23, 2021) - Summerville Town Council has appointed Lisa Wallace to serve as the Town of Summerville’s next town administrator. Council voted to approve her three-year employment contract at a special called cou...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 19, 2021

[Press Release] Town Council Votes to Terminate Town Administrator’s Contract

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Town Council Votes to Terminate Town Administrator’s ContractEffective Immediately

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Saturday, June 19, 2021) – Summerville Town Council has voted to terminate the contract of town administrator Rebecca Vance effective ...

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Press Release
Posted on: April 29, 2021

Single-Stream Recycling

Single Stream Recycling

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, April 29, 2021) - The Town of Summerville will re-establish single-stream recycling curbside collections on Monday, June 28, 2021. This will allow Town of Summerville residents and some businesses to recycle more than...

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Town Collection Information Press Release
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Town Facilities To Close Early Thursday Ahead Of Possible Severe Weather

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, March 17, 2021) – All Summerville Town facilities will close at 12 p.m., noon, on Thursday, March 18, 2021, due to the possibility of severe weather forecasted by the National Weather Service. The closure includes T...

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Press Release
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #24

Mask Slide April 2021

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, March 12, 2021) – Summerville Town Council has extended a temporary ordinance with amendments requiring the public to wear face coverings in certain circumstances in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 8, ...

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Press Release
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Town Council appoints Douglas Wright to next Chief of Police

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, March 12, 2021) – Summerville Town Council has voted to appoint Douglas (Doug) Wright to serve as the next Chief of Police. The vote was made at a regularly scheduled monthly council meeting on Thursday, March...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 26, 2021

Police Chief Jon Rogers Announces Retirement

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, February 26, 2021) – After 28 years of service, Summerville Police Chief Jon Rogers will retire from his duties with the Town of Summerville effective Friday, April 16, 2021. He formally announced his retireme...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #23

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, January 14, 2021) - Summerville Town Council has extended a temporary ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings in certain circumstances in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Monday, March...

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Full Ordinance Press Release
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Parks & Recreation Department Awarded Athletic Department of the Year

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Tuesday, January 12, 2021) - The Town of Summerville Parks & Recreation Department has earned the 2020 Athletic Department of the Year award from the Athletics Program Branch of the South Carolina Recreation & Parks Association....

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Press Release
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #22

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, January 7, 2021) – All in-person hearings through the Town of Summerville Municipal Court are suspended effective Monday, January 11, 2021, until further notice. The order was made by South Carolina Supreme ...

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Press Release
Posted on: December 10, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #21

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, December 10, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has extended a temporary ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings in certain circumstances in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, January 14,...

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Press Release
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #20

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, November 12, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has extended a temporary ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings in certain circumstances in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, December 10...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 28, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #19

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, September 28, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has extended Temporary Ordinance 20-0902 requiring the public to wear face coverings in certain circumstances in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Novemb...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Bear Island Road Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, September 25, 2020) - The Town of Summerville will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the completed Bear Island Road Extension Project at 10 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020. It will take place near the intersecti...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #18

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, September 10, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has passed a new emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings inside businesses where face-to-face interaction occurs effective 11:59 p.m. Thursday, Se...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #17

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, September 9, 2020) – Summerville Town Council will host its regularly scheduled monthly council meeting in person at 6 p.m. Thursday, September 10, 2020, in Council Chambers, located on the third floor of the Summer...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 19, 2020

Summerville 2020 Blood Drive

2020 Blood Drive

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, August 19, 2020) - The Town of Summerville and the American Red Cross will host a blood drive on Friday, August 28, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rollins Edwards Community Center at 301 N. Hickory St. The goal is to don...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #16

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, August 13, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has extended the emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings inside businesses where face-to-face interaction occurs and outside where social d...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #15

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, August 5, 2020) – The Summerville Farmers Market will return to normal operations beginning Saturday, August 8, 2020. The Town will operate the event with COVID-19 measures outlined in Governor Henry McMast...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Town Offices and Parks Closing Early Monday

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, August 3, 2020) – All Town offices will close at 2 p.m. Monday, August 3, 2020, with the exception of parks and park facilities closing at 3 p.m. The decision was made ahead of potential impacts from Tropical ...

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Press Release
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #14

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, July 9, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has passed an emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings in all establishments where face-to-face interaction occurs through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, ...

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Press Release
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #13

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, July 8, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has passed an emergency ordinance requiring all Town Council, Committees, Boards, and Commission meetings to be held electronically through Thursday, August 13, 2020...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #12

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, June 29, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has passed an emergency ordinance requiring the public to wear face coverings in retail and foodservice establishments, effective 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, July 1, through...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #11

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, June 25, 2020) – The Town of Summerville Municipal Court will be closed to the public for in-person services until further notice. The decision for the closure was made in the best interest of public health ...

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Press Release
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Summerville Extends Curfew

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, June 1, 2020) – The Town of Summerville has extended the town’s curfew for 6 p.m. Monday, June 1, 2020, to 6 a.m. Tuesday, June 2. Town Council voted on the original curfew at a special called counci...

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Press Release
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Summerville Enacts Curfew

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Sunday, May 31, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has enacted a curfew from 6 p.m. Sunday, May 31, 2020, to 6 a.m. Monday, June 1. The decision was made at a special called council meeting on Sunday, May 31 to limit th...

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Press Release
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Summerville Preparing for Peaceful Protests

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Sunday, May 31, 2020) - The Town of Summerville fully respects the rights of individuals to peacefully protest. The Town and its partners are prepared for any potential protest/march. The Police Department will be assisted by s...

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Press Release
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #10

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, May 15, 2020) – The Town of Summerville’s State of Emergency expired at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2020. The vote made in March by Town Council temporarily suspended normal operating procedures of Town Coun...

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Press Release
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #9

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, May 8, 2020) – The Summerville Town Council standing committee meetings scheduled for Monday, May 11, 2020, have been postponed to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 14, before the regularly scheduled monthly council meeting at 6...

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Press Release
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #8

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, May 1, 2020) – All Town of Summerville Public Works services will return to normal beginning Monday, May 4, 2020. The Town adjusted its services for yard debris pick up and bulk pick up in April out of an abundance of ...

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Press Release
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #7

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, April 23, 2020) – The Town of Summerville will operate an Essential Farm Goods Market in the Town Hall parking lot every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. beginning April 25, 2020. This scaled-down market will ...

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Press Release
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #6

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, April 9, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has voted to extend the State of Emergency in the town of Summerville through 11:59 p.m. Thursday, May 14, 2020. The decision was made at the monthly council meeting on Thurs...

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Press Release
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #5

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, April 9, 2020) The Town of Summerville Municipal Court has created a general email address for any proof of listed citations to be submitted for consideration while court is closed to the public during the Town&rs...

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Press Release
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #4

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, April 6, 2020) – The Summerville Town Council standing committee meetings scheduled for Monday, April 6, 2020, have been postponed to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, before the regular scheduled monthly council meeting at...

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Press Release
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #3

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, March 19, 2020) – Summerville Town Council has declared a State of Emergency in the town of Summerville to take effect until 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 9, 2020. The decision was made at a special called council meeti...

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Summerville Emergency Ordinance 3.19.2020 Press Release
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #2

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Tuesday, March 17, 2020) - The Town of Summerville continues to monitor information regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). While Town Hall will remain open, the public will enter Town Hall from the W. 2nd South St. ...

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Press Release
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update #1

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, March 16, 2020) - The Town of Summerville is monitoring information regarding the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-2019). In the interest of public health and out of an abundance of caution, the Town has made adjustments to its d...

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Press Release
Posted on: February 25, 2020

Notice of Availability of CDBG Funds

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Wednesday, February 25, 2020) - The Town of Summerville anticipates receiving approximately $230,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the 2020 program ...

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Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Press Release
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Town Adopts New Regulations for Short Term Rentals

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, February 10, 2020) - The Town of Summerville has adopted new regulations for the operation of Short Term Rentals (STR). STRs are defined in the Town’s Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) as “the leas...

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Unified Development Ordinance (UDO) Press Release
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Town Council Appoints Rebecca Vance as Next Town Administrator

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, February 3, 2020) - Summerville Town Council has appointed Rebecca Vance to serve as the Town of Summerville’s next Town Administrator. Council voted to approve Vance’s four year employment contract ...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Amy Evans Named New Parks and Recreation Manager

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Monday, January 27, 2020) - The Town of Summerville has named Amy Evans as the new Parks and Recreation Manager. Town Council held a special called council meeting Thursday, January 23, 2020, where they voted unanimously on the Town Adm...

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Press Release
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Town Administrator Colin Martin Announces Retirement

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, January 16, 2020) – Summerville Town Administrator Colin Martin will retire from his duties with the town effective Monday, April 13, 2020. Martin formally announced his retirement to Town Council in a resignation le...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Town Council Implements Emergency Conditions Subsection of Tree Protection Ordinance

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, September 12, 2019) – Summerville Town Council voted at a special called council meeting on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, to implement the provisions of the Emergency Conditions Subsection, Sec. 32-324, of the Summe...

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Press Release
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Mayor Suspends Tree Protection Ordinance

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, September 6, 2019) – Mayor Wiley Johnson has suspended the requirements of the Tree Protection Ordinance, Sec. 32-324, through Monday, October 7, 2019. This means cutting and removing trees shall be permitted for the n...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Registration Opens For September 2019 Fitness Classes

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, August 23, 2019) – Registration is now open for September fitness classes at the Rollins Edwards Community Center. Classes will be held at various times Monday through Friday and hosted by qualified trainers whose prog...

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Posted on: August 23, 2019

Town of Summerville to Host Free Workshop for Nonprofit Organizations

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Friday, August 23, 2019) - The Town of Summerville will hold a free workshop for nonprofit organizations who plan to apply for local hospitality and accommodations tax funds from the Town of Summerville. The workshop will take ...

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Press Release
Posted on: August 22, 2019

Town of Summerville Launches New Mass Notification Alert System

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SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (Thursday, August 22, 2019) - The Town of Summerville has launched a new and enhanced mass notification system that will send immediate alerts to anyone who subscribes.

The system, Notify Me®, will serve as the Town’s co...

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