COMMUNITY NEWS

City of Concord to observe Labor Day, Patriots Day
Thursday, August 30, 2018

CONCORD – In observance of Labor Day, City of Concord offices will be closed on Monday, September 3.

Garbage, recycling, and bulky waste collection by Waste Pro will operate on a one-day delay next week. However, all customers are asked to place yard waste at the curb by 6 a.m. on Tuesday, September 4. All yard waste will be collected by the end of the day Friday, September 7.

Customers are reminded that items set out after 6:00 a.m. may not be located and miss collection. Customers should consider placing items at the curb after 5:00 p.m. the night before, and can visit concordnc.gov/whatsmyday to verify their collection schedule.

Rider Transit will not operate on Monday, September 3, and will resume normal service on Tuesday, September 4.

City parks and greenways will be open on the normal schedule. However, the Academy, Hartsell, and Logan Recreation Centers will be open from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. on September 3.

The Concord Fire Department invites the public to a community-wide Patriots Day remembrance ceremony at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, September 11. The brief memorial service will be held at Concord Fire Station 8, located at 1485 Old Charlotte Road.

Per the schedule established by City Council, the historic Gamewell Diaphone at Fire Station 1 will sound one blast at 8:46 a.m. on Monday, September 11 to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.