NEW BRITAIN – The Fairview Cemetery Commission announced that on Monday, Oct. 21, cemetery staff will begin the process of cleanup in preparation for leaf removal.
In accordance with cemetery rules for planting and decorations the public is being asked to remove all decorations they wish to save on or before Sunday, Oct. 20. Cemetery personnel will commence with the seasonal grounds cleanup on Monday, Oct 21 and cleanup of the entire 100 acre facility should be completed by the end of that week. It is requested that people suspend the placement of decorative items, such as Christmas/winter decorations, until after Dec. 1, after leaf collection has been fully completed. Also, the cemetery water system is scheduled to shut off for the season on Friday, Oct 11.
Plot owners, and family members of those interred at Fairview should be mindful that cemetery-wide cleanups occur yearly on or after April 1. For a complete listing of the rules for plantings and decorations and a schedule of cemetery cleanups, please visit www.newbritainct.gov or call the Fairview Cemetery office at 860-826-3495.