Earth Day was this past Tuesday, so while we're still in the mood to clean something up it's a good time for the yearly cleanup of Card Brook in Ellsworth!

The cleanup event happens tomorrow, Saturday, between 9am and noon.  Please volunteer!  Just show up and lend a hand!  Everyone will meet at 9am behind Hannaford at the Maine Coast Mall.

Card Brook runs downhill between High Street and Water Street and is usually pretty disgusting by this time of year.  Volunteers will find everything from grocery carts to God knows what.  The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has officially designated Card Brook as an "impaired body of water".  Volunteers should dress to get dirty, wear your gloves and boots!

The event is put together by the City of Ellsworth's Planning Department and they'll be providing the trash bags along with water and snacks.  Lend a hand!