November 18 Issue
Loose Leaf Final Pickup
Scoop It
Tax Time
Special Pickups
Teen Driving Safety
Grab a Book
Website Page of the Week

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Tip of the Week

Village yard waste collections have ended for the year.  You can bring your yard waste to the Village's drop off site, located on Fairy Chasm Road - free of charge. 

Thought for the Week 

 "The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience."


-- Eleanor Roosevelt

This Week In History

On November 17, 1973, in the midst of the Watergate scandal that eventually ends his presidency, President Richard Nixon tells of group of newspaper editors gather at Walt Disney World in Orlando that he is "not a crook."

Destination 650 



Village Recycling Totals 

 11/16/11: 12.01

YTD Total: 507.95

Turkey Day

Village Hall will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiturkey ving Holiday on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25.  Village Hall will reopen on Monday, November 28.  Collections will NOT be affected by the holiday closures.  Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! 

Loose Leaf Roundup

Loose leaf collection will be coming to a close very soon.  The Village collects loose leaves up to Thanksgiving, weather permitting.  Next week, the following sections will be collected:

  • Section 6 - Monday, November 21
  • Section 7 - Tuesday, November 22
  • Section 8 - Wednesday, November 23

Mixed up on your collection days?  Find everything you need to know by visiting the Village's website. 

Don't Forget the Scooper

With winter just around the corner the Village would like to remind all residents to clean up after their pets.  Animal wawalk dog ste, when not properly disposed, can be tracked into homes and even our natural waterways (especially through snowmelt).  Do your part and keep Bayside clean and healthy - pick up after your pet! 


Ellsworth Park is a great place to bring your dog!  It's equipped with tons of room to run, and even dog waste stations at both the east and west ends of the park. 

Tax Season

The Village's is awaiting final tax numbers from a few jurisdictiotaxns in the area.  It is anticipated that tax bills will be mailed to homes the first week of December.  If you would like your tax bill mailed to a special address, or require a change from previous years, please contact Village Hall at 351-8811.   

We'll Haul It


The weather is turning colder - make sure you get all of your cleaning done before the snow flies.  Schedule a special pickup with the Village today to get rid of your excessive or bulky items. 


Special pickups are performed on Thursday and Friday of each week, allowing residents to get rid of difficult to dispose of items like bed mattresses, appliances, and much more.  To find out more, visit the Village's website.  Stop into Village Hall today to schedule your special pickup. 

Safe Driving Is No Accident
Looking for ways to make sure your new teen driver is besafe driving ing safe on the road?  AAA has put out a comprehensive guide to working with your new driver to ensure they make the right choices when driving.  This informative guide helps parents of those teens getting ready to drive, supervised driving, and finally turning the keys over. 
Reading Rainbow


The North Shore Public Library needs you!  NSPL is asking for donation of any gently used books, DVDs, or CDs.  Paper back and hardcover are both welcome, but they ask, please - no magazines.  You may drop your donations off at the North Shore Public Library front desk at any time. 


Looking to stay up to date on the Library's events and recent happenings?  Visit their website to find out more. 

Website Page of the Week: An Awarding Feeling


In 2011, the Village won several community and organizational awards.  The hard work done as a Village has paid off.  See what awards were won this year, as well as previous years on the Awards page.  Many of the designations were given for programs that help reduce costs and improve services to residents, making Bayside a better place to call home.