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Maria has also undertaken other projects to enhance the community, with mixed results in terms of support. It is this uncertain feeling about lack of support that makes energetic community activists feel frustrated and sometimes leads to burn-out.
Why must some people always be picking up after others? Why do some view litter and trash as a city problem and not a personal negative choice of the litterer? The trash comes out of somebody's hand, every snack wrapper, beer bottle, soda can, paper plate and so on.
At tonight's City Council meeting, resident Jeanette Criscione said the one-year delay in the garage sale project would allow "another year to pretty up Plainfield."
Criscione pointed out several examples of uninviting sights and called for people to pick up garbage, groom their lawns and remove dead trees that give the city a negative appearance.