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Town of Hillsborough Weekly Digest: Aug. 5, 2022

Friday, Aug. 5, 2022
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Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Alan Mintz has attracted pollinators to the Wastewater Treatment Plant by planting more than a dozen types of pollinator-friendly plants such as bergamot, butterfly weed, blue salvia, tickseed, mountain mint, oregano and black-eyed Susans.

The following are news releases and key reminders for the work week ending Aug. 5:

Hillsborough Seeks Nominations for Employee Awards

Has a town employee provided exceptional service to you in the last year? If so, we would like to hear from you. The Town of Hillsborough is seeking nominations to recognize employees for exceptional contributions, ideas and endurance that have resulted in providing superior service or cost savings to community members.

Solarize the Triangle to Launch Group-Purchase Program

The Triangle Sustainability Partnership is providing an opportunity for solar energy system installation on buildings in Orange County at a group-purchase rate.

Don't Miss the August Issue of Talk of the Town

The community newsletter is mailed monthly with water and sewer bills and is also available in the Communications section of the town website.

Hillsborough Wins Resident Satisfaction Award

The Town of Hillsborough has been recognized with an award for resident satisfaction based on the results of its community survey.

Bin It. Don't Block It.

Our neighbors on the other side of the Atlantic have a message applicable to us: "Bin it. Don't block it." Make sure to only flush pee, poo and toilet paper down the toilet. Anything else can clog pipes and lead to overflows. This includes so-called flushable wipes, tampons and tissues. Trash it. Don't flush it!

Get Boosted, Orange County!

Community spread of COVID-19 is still high in our area, so it's a great time to schedule your booster! Public health officials and community leaders share their reasons why they got a booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine in a new video.