Thursday the volunteer fire department meets 7 - 8:30 p.m., in the Alread Fire Dept. Building. For info call 745-7729.

Saturday is Recycling Day, 8 - 10 a.m. at the Alread Cafeteria.

The ACCDA Board Meeting is Monday 4, 5 p.m. in the Alread EHC building.

The first cutting of hay is close to finished for most. As expected it was a good one.

The “Summer Edition” of The 16 West Beautification Project is now underway. We will be looking at yards of excellence that keep it that way through the summer. The winners will be announced in September.

“Blooms of Note” going on now: hollyhocks, blackberry lily, yarrow, garden phlox, blazing star/gayfeather, gladiolus and crocosmia.

If you have info about the greater Crabtree and 16 West community call Jeff Burgess, 745-1249.