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Fall Clean Up Week 2016

Fall Clean Up 2016

Clean up week will be held from Monday October 3 to Friday October 7, 2016. Curbside pick up will begin on Monday October 3 at 8:30 AM. Dumpsters will be available on the town hall parking lot on Saturday October 1, and Sunday October 2 for anyone who wishes to drop items off.  

The following items will be picked up at curb side:

• Household appliances, hot water tanks, stoves, refrigerators (ODS FREE)

*Note any item such as refrigerators or air conditioners must be labeled ODS free by a certified technician. Anything  not properly labeled will not be accepted.

• Household furniture, sofas, chairs, beds and mattresses

• Automotive parts - rims and small parts

• Garden items branches and grass cuttings (branches must be bundled)

• Appliances and/or metals MUST be kept separate from other items to allow for separate  pickup by town employees. Items not separated will not be picked up.

• All smaller items should be bagged or boxed for safer pickup.

The following items will not be included for collection:

• Tires, vehicles, propane tanks

• Automotive parts exceeding 35kg

• Hazardous materials.

• Construction waste from houses under construction or renovation.

• Scrapped vehicles, large automotive parts, construction waste, and heavy materials may be disposed of directly at the dump. Anyone disposing of vehicles themselves should note that all the fluids must be drained from the vehicle and disposed of in the proper manner. All tires and batteries must be removed. All gas tanks must be emptied and vented.

Residents are reminded to have all materials they wish to have picked up during clean up week at the curb. Town employees WILL NOT be picking up any item that is not at curbside.


Posted: Sept 23, 2016 9:11 am NFLD

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Country Living At It's Best

From humble beginnings as a cabin and farming area, Massey Drive has grown into a vibrant community of 1,500 residents, and has become one of the fastest growing communities in Newfoundland.

Nestled amongst the hills overlooking the Bay of Islands and the City of Corner Brook, the town of Massey Drive has become a very popular residential area for both young and old, and many outdoor enthusiasts who make their home here.

The abundant availability of hiking and snowmobile trails, snowshoeing, swimming at Tippings Pond, fishing, hunting, kayaking & canoeing are just a few activities at your fingertips.

The adventures of downhill skiing and zip-lining are minutes away at Marble Mountain in the beautiful, nearby town of Steady Brook.

Our close proximity to the City of Corner Brook allows residents easy access to schools, hospital, shopping malls & indoor recreation facilities.

Massey Drive delivers country comfort with city convenience.

Andrew Connors - 25 Years of Service

The town of Massey Drive congratulates Andrew Connors on 25 years of volunteer firefighting.

All the Members of the Massey Drive Fire Department would like to congratulate Andrew Connors for serving 25 years as a volunteer firefighter. Andy is the third resident of our Town to mark this significant achievement in the Department's 32 year history. Andy joined the fire department in 1981 and has held officer positions of Deputy Chief, Assistant Chief and Chief for from 2004-2012.

On behalf of the Fire Department and Town Council, we greatly appreciate your years of service to providing fire and emergency services protection to the Town and its residents.

Fire Chief,
Wayne Giles

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Curb Side Give Away Weekend

In conjunction with Fall Clean Up Week 2016 the Town of Massey Drive will be holding a curb side give away weekend on October 1 and 2. The purpose of the curb side give away is to reduce the amount of garbage that ends up in the land fill by diverting items that can be re-used or re-purposed. If you have items you no longer have any use for, but may be of use to someone else, this will be a good chance to pass them on. Items can be placed at curb side on Friday evening and be available for pick up throughout the weekend. Items not collected and left at curb side on Monday October 3 will be collected by town staff as part of the regular clean up week collections throughout the week of October 3-7.

Items can include such things as:

Books, CDs and DVDs,furniture and small appliances, sports equipment, bikes and toys, tools, yard and gardening equipment, kitchen gadgets, dishes, cutlery, pots and pans, electronics, clothing, paint, etc. 

Posted: Sept 23, 2016 9:15 am NFLD

Garbage Collection Regulations

Due to an ever increasing number of incidences of garbage being torn open by animals, birds, etc. prior to curbside collection, effective September 1, 2016 all garbage placed at curbside for pick up will have to be covered or placed in acceptable covered containers.

Acceptable covering material would be:

-Nylon or polyester netting with mesh not larger than 25mm x 25mm.

-A blanket that provides adequate coverage, does not blow off, and is easily removable by the garbage collector.

All containers or garbage cans must be water tight and be equipped with handles and water tight covers. 

Posted: Sept 12, 2016 11:59 am NFLD

Dogs on Trail

We are receiving an increasing number of complaints from users of the Tippings Pond Nature Trail about dogs not being tethered while on the trail. Regulation requiring dogs to be tethered at all times while on the trail are in place to ensure that everyone can enjoy using the trail. We have heard from regular trail users who no longer walk the trail for fear of dogs not under the control of their owners. It is our hope that the trail can remain accessible to people walking their dogs, however, in order for this to continue dog owners will have to be respectful of other trail users and the regulations requiring dogs to be on a leash at all times while on the trail.

Posted: Sept 12, 2016 11:58 am NFLD