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Remington Awarded Clean Community Award

The neighborhood was one of four awarded a $5,000 prize.

The Remington neighborhood was one of four first place winners, out of 71 competing communities, in the mayor's Clean Communities Competition.

The winners were announced Sunday after a six month competition the kicked off with the mayor's Spring Clean Up, according to a news release from the Department of Public Works.

The first place neighborhoods, one for each of the four city quadrants, received $5,000 and each of the four second place communities received $1,000 from Wheelabrator Technologies. 

The communities were judge on criteria such as reduction in alley clean requests, increase in residents using trashcans with lids and increase in recycling.

NE Quadrant:  1st Place:  Greater Greenmount Community Association, Inc.

                        2nd Place:  Chinquapin Park Improvement Association, Inc.

NW Quadrant: 1st Place:  Greater Remington Improvement Association

                        2nd Place:  Reservoir Hill Improvement Council

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