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Council frustrated over slash pile abuses

The Pine Haven Council has become concerned that, throughout recent years, people who either do not understand how the town slash pile works or simply do not care have dumped items not allowed into the municipal slash pile when the public works shop is not attended.

Pine Haven's fire chief, who manages the annual burning of the debris, explained, "The idea behind the slash pile is so residents can keep their property trimmed up and clear of pine needles. It wasn't meant for large tree, stump, etc. People clearing lots and building need to find another option. Unfortunately, when people haul in...

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