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Local Authorities Discuss Fall Safety

As the leaves fall off the trees in masses and harvest continues, local authorities are sending out some friendly safety reminders.


Clinton Police Chief Ben Lowers as the harvest of central Illinois rolls along, he is asking for patience from motorists who will be traveling. The Chief says this is part of living in the corn belt and we should use to and understanding the time of year we're in.



Chief Lowers is one of the many hunters that will be hitting the rural areas for the fall deer hunt in the weeks ahead. He indicates the harvest and hunting season are among many things making deer more active this time of the year. Additionally, the leaves falling can cause some havoc on the roadways.



Burning of leaves in the City of Clinton is prohibited. Chief Lowers reminds residents City crews are making the rounds now for leaf cleanup. Additionally, the yard waste facility is open for those that have the means to take advantage of that.



The City of Clinton Public Works Department is updating the City of Clinton website daily with the zones they will be visiting for leaf clean up. Check out clintonillinois.com for the latest. 

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