April 25 through April 29 has been established as Newcomerstown's annual Clean-Up Week.

Only residents inside the Newcomerstown corporation limits are eligible for the curb-side pick-up.

There will be a $10 charge for each large item. Examples of large items include: Washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, televisions (19-inches and larger), couches, mattresses, box springs, chairs, carpeting, padding, etc. If unsure whether an item needs to be paid for, contact the Newcomerstown Street Department at 498-8655 or the Newcomerstown Mayor's Office at 498-6313. These items are to be paid for one week in advance of the scheduled day for pick-up at the Fiscal Officer's office on the second floor of the Municipal Building.

The following items will not be picked up: Tires, batteries, brush, tree limbs, dirt, animal feces, liquids, hazardous waste, propane tanks, fluorescent light bulbs, lumber wood or remodeling materials.

Large items that would cost $10 will not be picked up if they are broken apart. Also, residents are reminded that the Newcomerstown Street Department employees physically load and unload the trucks so please fill boxes or bags accordingly. In case of rain, it is recommended to place a boxed item in a bag that will not rip when picked up if wet. If the bags or boxes come apart, they will be left behind. Also, if that particular day is your normal garbage day pick-up, place your household trash separately.

Residents are reminded that items are to be placed at the curb by 7 a.m. on their assigned day. Crews start at that time and only one pass will be made on each street.

The schedule for pick-up is as follows:

Monday, April 25 -- All streets in the west end of town and south of the railroad tracks to River Street.

Tuesday, April 26 -- All streets from River Street to the east end of town and south of the railroad tracks.

Wednesday, April 27 -- All streets north of the railroad tracks from Bridge Street to the east corporation limit. This includes the Scott Addition.

Thursday, April 28: All streets north of the railroad tracks from Bridge Street to the west corporation limit.