Community

SNOW CANCELLATIONS AND CLOSINGS

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Due to the wintry weather conditions the following services and programs have been cancelled: Senior Programs at the Doles and Armory have been cancelled for today Garbage Pickup has been cancelled for today only. Alternate Side of the Street Parking has been suspended for today only Metered Parking has been suspended for today only. BUSINESSES […]

Community

MOUNT VERNON OFFERING FREE PARKING FOR HOLIDAY SHOPPERS

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Mount Vernon is suspending enforcement of certain meters in some city lots in order to promote holiday shopping. “The city wants to encourage more people to do their holiday shop locally. Spending dollars in the city helps the local economy more than people realize and supports small business.  Effective Monday, December 16 through Tuesday, December […]

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Labor Day Sanitation/Parking Schedule

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The following garbage pickup schedule will be in effect for the week of September 2, 2013:  NO regular garbage or yard waste pickup on Monday, September 2, 2013.  Regular Monday garbage pickup on Southside will be on Tuesday, September 3, 2013.  Regular Monday yard waste pickup on Northside will be on Tuesday, September 3, 2013. […]

Civil Defense

BLIZZARD 2013 – ARE YOU READY FOR NEMO?

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The major storm heading toward our area is expected to hit hard later this afternoon. There’s still time to get out and pick up essentials and run a few errands before the worst of the weather hits us. High winds and low visibility during projected whiteout conditions will make driving and walking dangerous. The city is encouraging […]

Community

PARKING VIOLATIONS PENALTIES INCREASE MARCH 1ST

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Paying a parking ticket in Mount Vernon will cost more beginning March 1. “The city had to raise the penalties for parking infractions,” said Mayor Ernest D. Davis. “Mount Vernon has some of the lowest fees for parking violations in the county, but that will change next month.” In an ordinance passed last December, the City Council […]