City to host two Large Item Disposal Days

The City of Vincennes, in conjunction with Republic Services, will host two City-Wide Large Item Disposal Days on consecutive Saturday’s this month. The first will be held on Saturday, the second on June 12.

As part of these disposal days, locals may take their large, unwanted items to Republic Services at 2706 N. Second St.

From 8-11:30 a.m. on both Saturdays, Republic Services will accept items too large to place in trash bags for free. Items that may be delivered include household furniture, mattresses, large toys, carpeting tied in 3-foot bundles, and appliances not containing chlorofluorocarbons (CFSs) and hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs), such as refrigerators and air conditioners.

Items that won’t be accepted at Republic include construction debris, building materials, tires, paint, liquid waste, electronics or hazardous waste as well as tires, Freon-containing or appliances that have contained Freon, batteries, free liquids including paint cans, oil jugs, chemical jugs, materials containing asbestos or E-waste. Paint cans may be accepted if they have become solid waste.

Some form of photo identification is required which shows your address and to verify that you are a resident of the city of Vincennes. If you have questions or would like more information, please call Republic Services 812-882-1215 or the Vincennes Street & Sanitation Department at 812-885-2520.

City seeking donations for Fourth of July fireworks show

The City of Vincennes recently announced that it is taking over the annual Fourth of July Fireworks show from veterans with the local American Legion. It was a long-time tradition for the American Legion to solicit donations for the fireworks, and the city plans to continue in that spirit.

To donate, contact City Hall at 812-882-7285 or send a check made payable to Vincennes Fireworks to City Hall, 201 Vigo St., Vincennes, IN, 47591.

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