MERRILLVILLE | The town has scheduled its spring cleanup program.
Starting April 1, the Public Works Department will begin collecting leaves and branches from homes north of 73rd Avenue. Homes south of 73rd Avenue will have leaves and branches collected starting April 8.
Leaves and branches should be left in separate piles within five feet of the street.
Large trash bins at the public works facility, 13 W. 73rd Ave., can be used for free by town residents during the cleanup program. The bins will be available from 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Call the Public Works Department at (219) 769-6784 for information.