Police Reports: Dec. 26, 2014

44 calls: Traffic Stop (16), Assist Fire Dept. (7), Lockout (2), Sign/Signal Out (1), Suspicious Subject (4), Traffic Accident with Damage (1), Burglar Alarm (1), Suspicious Circumstances (2), Stray Animal (1), Juvenile Problem (1), Check Well Being (2), Noise Complaint (1), Domestic Disturbance (1), Criminal Mischief (1), Disturbance (1), Unwanted Subject (1), Loud Party (1)

Police Reports: Dec. 25, 2014

17 calls: Traffic Stop (5), Burglar Alarm (4), Assist Fire Dept. (4), Lost Property (1), Disabled Vehicle (1), Stray Animal (1), Lockout (1)

Police Reports: Dec. 20, 2014

58 calls: Traffic Stop (37), Special Watch/Notification (1), Assist Fire Dept. (6), Noise Complaint (1), Driving Complaint (2), Burglar Alarm (4), Stray Animal (2), Sign/Signal Out (1), Abandoned Vehicle (1), Lockout (2), Parking Problem (1)

Police Reports: Dec. 19, 2014

68 calls: Traffic Stop (33), Assist Fire Dept. (10), Citizen Assist (2), Check Well Being (5), Lockout (4), Parking Problem (1), Hit & Run (1), Dispute (1), Suspicious Subject (1), Disturbance (2), Juvenile Problem (3), Burglar Alarm (1), Fire Alarm (1), Disabled Vehicle (2), Custodial Interference (1)

Nasty weather doesn’t stall tree recycling program (UPDATED Jan. 5)

One day, they are filled with bright lights and sparkling ornaments. They are the centerpiece of holiday celebrations and a yearly family tradition. Children gaze in wonder at their beauty and never forget the spectacle.

The next day they are mulch, among the humblest of all plant matter.

Such is the life of a Christmas tree. But the cycle — from  shining  symbol of the season to ground-up trunk and needles — has become a tradition all its own.


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