The History Of Labor Day

Today is Labor Day, for many, it means the end of Summer and the start of school and related activities. Livingston County Library Director Sue Lightfoot-Horine Labor Day is meant to be a day to celebrate the American workers. Lightfoot-Horine says the labor unions fought for and won many of the labor laws in place today. Labor Day was signed […]

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CMU Trash Routes For Labor Day

The Labor Day Holliday means a few changes in work schedules for many businesses, and that includes the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Refuse Department.  Residential Customers with a Monday Route are asked to hold their trash an additional day.  The Monday trash routes for Labor day will be picked up on Tuesday, September 7th, along with the normal Tuesday routes. Refuse […]

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Looking Back at Labor Day

As we celebrate the Labor Day Holiday, it is important to remember the origins of the day.  Labor Day, celebrated on the first Monday in September is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers.  Livingston County Library Director Candy Warren says this year’s celebration will look different for many of us.  The first Labor Day holiday was […]

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No Trash Pick Up on Labor Day

09-05-20  Labor Day Trash With the Labor Day Holiday fast approaching, the Chillicothe Municipal Utilities Refuse Department reminds their customers they will be closed on Monday.  Refuse Director Troy Figg says that will affect the customers with Monday routes. Figg says customers with Monday and Tuesday routes can help by placing items at the curb early. If you have questions, […]

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MoDOT Work Zones Take A Holiday

Drivers headed out for the Labor Day weekend will find less work taking place, but should stay aware for some work zones.  MoDOT says most construction projects that would impact travel lanes will stop at noon Friday and resume at 9:00 am Tuesday. Lane and bridge closures already in place around the state will remain during the holiday weekend.   They […]

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