Newton announces holiday closings

   NEWTON (Dec. 18, 2012) –  City of Newton offices will be closed in observance of the Christmas holiday on Monday, Dec. 24; Tuesday, Dec. 25; and Wednesday, Dec. 26.

   Sanitation collection will remain unchanged on Monday; however, there will be no pickup on Christmas Day. Collection will run one day behind schedule, so those with a regular Tuesday pickup will be collected Wednesday. The delayed schedule will continue throughout the week with Friday’s collections occurring on Saturday.

   City offices also will be closed in observance of New Year’s Day on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Sanitation schedules will not change due to the holiday.

   For after-hours utility emergencies, citizens may call the Public Works & Utilities Department at 828-695-4311 or the Police Department at 828-465-7430.