Mount Vernon News

By Mount Vernon News
March 16, 2013 5:54 am EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Work at Phillips Park is completed, except for some cleanup, and the park will be ready for the baseball season, Mayor Richard Mavis reported.


LJJA Martial Arts


City Engineer Cameron Keaton said the concrete bunker-like structure left from the old sewage treatment plant has been removed, along with old piping, including an old sewer line that carried overflow from combined storm and sanitary sewers to the river. It hasn’t been used in years, Keaton said, but the Environmental Protection Agency wants such lines removed to prevent any chance of sewage getting to the river.















For the rest of the story

The rest of this article is available to Mount Vernon News subscribers. To continue reading, please log in or purchase a subscription. Click here for the March 16, 2013 e-edition. The article will only be available for thirty (30) days.

Contact Chuck Martin

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.
Copyright 2009 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.