A Duke Energy transformer exploded above Spring Garden Street at Mendenhall on Monday evening. By 9 p.m., the fire department had arrived, and a police officer was beginning to block traffic on Spring Garden. For whatever reason, the power remained on throughout the neighborhood (as of 9 p.m., at least). The tree on fire, the rain, the red and blue lights and at least three loud bangs from the transformer made for a pretty gaudy scene.
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Next Recycling Collection
Recycling and bulk trash are collected every other Friday. The next pickups will be:
- Friday December 16
- Friday December 30
- Friday January 13
Garbage and yard waste are collected every Friday. Click here for details.
Next CHNA & HPC Meetings
- College Hill
Monday December 5, 7 p.m.
The meeting will be held as a Zoom teleconference: Click here to login. Meetings will be held via Zoom until further notice.
- Historic Preservation
The combined November-December meeting has been canceled (no COAs to consider).
Next Meeting: Wednesday January 25, 2023, 4 p.m., Plaza Level Conference Room, Melvin Municipal Building, 300 W. Washington Street.
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