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County building materials recovery facility

Monroe County will be processing its own recyclables in a matter of months. The County Council approved a budget September 17th  that includes money to build a materials recovery facility, or MRF (“murf”). Officials at the County Solid Waste Management District have debated for years whether to build the facility. Currently the District pays a private company, Republic Services, to …

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Sophia Travis fund established in Monroe County

Last night in a unanimous decision, the Monroe County Council renamed the Community Services Grant Program in honor of the late Sophia Travis. Travis originally established the Community Services Grant Program and was an advocate for social care and welfare of Monroe County residents.

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