Curbside pickup for the town of Durham will include only storm damage related trees and brush. No other materials will be collected.
All wood is to be stacked away from telephone poles, electrical boxes as well as other trees. Piles must be accessible for pickup by large equipment - accessibility is important.
Brush should be no greater than 4 inches in diameter and no longer than 6 feet. All those who are able to bring their brush to the transfer station are enouraged to do so.
The transfer station for the residents of Durham and Middlefield is located on Cherry Hill Road at the intersection of Route 147. It will be open through September 2 from 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 3 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and on Tuesday Sept. 6 from 8 a.m. to 7:45 p.m. The station is not open on Sundays and will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day.
For individuals still without running water, the Durham Fire House has a large, black house running outside behind the building for residents to fill up buckets to bring home. The hose will be self-serve.
And if you're sick of sitting inside all day in a dark house, Durham Fitness will be offering free day passes today (Tuesday) for everyone in Durham and Middlefield. Work out some of that stress and let the endorphins kick in for a few hours. Bring the kids so they can run and play out all of that pent up energy they have.