The Housatonic Valley Association and city officials from Derby, Connecticut, have announced a "Cleanup of the Naugatuck River Day" on March 28 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The area being focused on is a stretch of land that runs along the banks of the Naugatuck River opposite of the Derby Greenway

Anyone who uses and enjoys the Greenway and the river is encouraged to come lend a helping hand.  Volunteers are asked to meet in the Tailgators parking lot at 8pm with rakes, boots, and other appropriate cleanup gear.  However, they are asked not to park in the restaurant's parking lot.

Bulldozer time has been donated by city resident Bill Korelyshum so that a trail could be forged to the site, and Annex Associates of New Haven has donated a dumpster.  United Illuminating owns some of the property along the river and will be sending employees to contribute to the cleanup.

If interested in volunteering, please RSVP to the event page on Facebook, or call the mayors office at (203) 736-1450

Written by Sean Henri