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A new plow truck, recently unveiled by the Town of Tonawanda Highway Department, will do more than just handle heavy snow. It also will honor local veterans as it travels down the road. The new addition to the fleet has been decorated to honor servicemembers, veterans and their families. Municipal employees painted an American flag, a bald eagle and graphics depicting e…

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The Town of Tonawanda has been talking about putting recycling totes in the hands of its residents for many months, but on Monday the Town Board gave the green light to order 30,000 covered bins at a cost of $1.3 million. Highway Superintendent Thomas C. Jones II told the board that the bins will be delivered on doorsteps in mid- to late August with curbside pickup begi…

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The Town of Tonawanda is taking the last steps to purchase 30,000 garbage totes at a cost of nearly $1.4 million. A public hearing to approve a bond for the purchase will be held at 7 p.m. June 5 in the Municipal Building, 2919 Delaware Ave. Councilman John A. Bargnesi Jr. said these are the final steps to bring the covered recycling bins to residents. If approved, t…

A free rabies clinic will be offered from 4 to 7 p.m. May 24 by the Town of Tonawanda and Erie County Department of Health at the Highway Department garage, 450 Woodward Ave., Kenmore. The clinic will offer free rabies shots for dogs, cats and ferrets. Residents are asked to bring pets on a leash or in a pet carrier. For additional information, please contact the Hig…

The dedication of a Crimson King maple tree, donated by the Kenmore Garden Club, will celebrate the Town of Tonawanda's commitment to the environment and its re-designation as a Tree City USA, at 9 a.m. Friday on Paramount Island, at Colvin Boulevard and Paramount Parkway. This is the 20th consecutive year that the Town of Tonawanda has been named a Tree City USA, which…