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communities especially intriguing. This is not surprising. Even today how Jews understand the origins of Judaism shapes how they think about their own Jewish lives. This is true just as powerfully for Christians: how they understand Jesus and the early community of those who followed him continues to reverberate in their religious and communal lives today. However, in addition to exploring the respective origins of “Judaism�, and of “Christianity�, modern scholarship has also

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First Parish Of Sudbury Join the congregation at First Parish of Sudbury on Sunday, April 15 as we welcome back to our pulpit the Rev. Carl Scovel, who served our congregation from 1957-1967, and who will preach a sermon titled “Change and Transformation”. Rev. Scovel writes of himself, “An old minister, returning to the

church which he served over fifty years ago, notices changes in the church and town but is led by these observations to reflect on something more important than change, namely, transformation.” Carl Scovel, the son of medical missionaries, was born and grew up in war-torn China before attending college and seminary in this country. After three years working at Mclean Hospital as a conscientious objector he served The First Parish from 1957 to 1967 and King’s Chapel in Boston until he retired in 1999. As a Christian he was an anomaly in his own denomination but enjoyed his affiliations and his

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colleagues, some of whom he still sees in bi-monthly Bible classes. He and his wife of 59 years live in Jamaica Plain near two of their three offspring and their families. Social hour follows in the Parish Hall. All are welcome. First Parish of Sudbury is a Unitarian Universalist congregation located at 327 Concord Road. We embrace diversity and welcome the participation of all persons who wish to join us for worship, activities and service to the greater communities. For more information about upcoming events, visit fpsudbury.org or call 978-443-2043.

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Tickets to An Evening with Jamie Lee Curtis are $29, $39 and $49, and go on sale Friday, April 6. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Lowell Memorial Auditorium Box Office at 866722-8881; online at www.lowellauditorium.com; or in person at the LMA Box Office, 50 E. Merrimack St., Lowell. For group sales of 15 or more, contact Jocelyn Prieto at 978-934-5751 or email: jocelyn_prieto@comcastspectator.com For information about Celebrity Forum sponsorship opportunities, visit http://www.middlesex. mass.edu/CF18 or contact Dean of College Advancement Dennis Malvers at 978-656-3027.

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The Concord Public Ceremonies and Celebrations Committee would like to remind the residents of Concord and its surrounding communities that the annual Dawn Salute will be held on this Tuesday, April 19th at 6:00 am. The event takes place at the Buttrick Hillside in Concord in the same vicinity as the Old North Bridge, marking the site of the opening battle of the American Revolution. Participants will muster at the hillside at 5:45 am as the church bells at the First Parish toll to sound the alarm. What follows is the reenactment of Concord’s “Dr. Prescott” arriving by horseback at the North Bridge. Riding through the fields, “Dr. Prescott” calls out warnings to the towns and villages that the King’s Regulars were on the march and that their destination was Concord. The Concord Independent Battery and the Concord Minutemen observe the open-


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The Early Act Rotary Club at Carlisle Middle School will be hosting the 2nd Annual Family Obstacle Course and Trail Run on Saturday, May 12, 2018 between 11:00am and 3:00pm. The event will be held at DCR Great Brook Farm in Carlisle, MA and any child aged 4-12 can participate. Parents run for free with their kids. You can come anytime during the event and run the course as many times as you wish. The cost is $30 per person if you register online at eventbrite.com and $35 at the event. The event will occur rain or shine. Every child goes home a winner with a medal!

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Gardening enthusiasts may have been thinking about their landscape plans throughout the winter, eager to once again get their hands dirty with soil. Whether a home gardener is making preparations for edible crops or beautiful flowers, he or she must take time to make the soil amenable to planting. To establish hearty, durable plants, gardeners can focus on three main areas: addressing soil composition, cultivating and adding nutrients. Soil composition Many gardeners prefer growing a variety of plants in their gardens. Such an approach requires taking inventory of the type of soil in one’s garden and making the necessary modifications so that the types of vegetables, herbs, shrubs, or flowers that will be planted can grow in strongly. In fact, according to the plant company Proven Winners, the most important step to developing good roots is preparing the soil. Take a sample of the soil and examine it to see what is present. If the soil is too full of clay, too sandy, too dense, or too loose, that can lead to problems where plants cannot grow in strong. Work with a garden center to add the right soil amendments to make a rich soil. This may include organic compost or manure, which will also add nutrients to the soil.

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Nutrition Testing the pH and the levels of certain nutrients in the soil, namely nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium, will give gardeners an idea of other soil additions that may be needed. Soils with a pH below 6.2 often can benefit from the addition of lime several weeks before planting. Soil tests will determine just how much fertilizer to add to the soil. Complete fertilizers will have equal amounts of nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium. Individual fertilizers can amend the soil with only these nutritional elements that are needed. Top-dressing empty beds with a layer of mulch or compost can prevent weed growth and preserve moisture until it is time to plant. If existing shrubs or plants are in garden beds, use more care so as not to disturb roots or dig too deeply. Preparing garden beds takes some effort initially, but can be well worth the work when plants flourish throughout the growing season.

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Cultivation Cultivating the soil can involve different steps. Removal of weeds, errant rocks, roots, and other items will help prepare the soil. Mother Earth News suggests working on garden soil when the soil is damp but never wet; otherwise, garden soil can become messy and clumpy. Use a digging fork or shovel to lightly turn the soil when it’s mostly dry. Gentle tillings also can open up the soil to incorporate the nutritional amendments and relieve compaction that likely occurred from freezing temps and snow pressure. Tilling also helps with drainage and oxygen delivery to roots. The DIY Network suggests turning over soil at a depth of 12 inches to work the soil — about the length of a shovel spade. However, the resource Earth Easy says that existing garden beds have a complex soil ecosystem and simply top-dressing with compost or manure can be enough preparation for planting. Gardeners can experiment with the methods that work best for their gardens.

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Travel down the cleaning aisle of a neighborhood store and you will be met with product after product designed for specialized cleaning. There are sprays for windows, cleansers for electronics, carpet-cleaning foams, and scouring solutions for tubs and showers. Although many of these are effective, the average person can rely on just one cleaning aid for a wide variety of tasks: vinegar. Vinegar is a versatile product that can be used in everything from cooking to pickling to preserving foods to household cleaning. Vinegar is made by two distinct biological processes, offers The Vinegar Institute. Via fermentation, yeast will first change the natural sugars in the vinegar-to-be material solution into alcohol.

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The second process involves a group of bacteria called “acetobacter,” which convert the alcohol into an acid. Vinegar can be made from any fruit or natural material containing sugar. For the purpose of generalized cleaning, white vinegar is the most common type used and is typically made from corn. Utilizing vinegar around the house is quite simple, and can be used in various ways around the house. • Remove lime buildup. Vinegar is good for cleaning faucets and showerheads. Make a paste of one teaspoon of vinegar and two tablespoons of salt. Apply to sink fixtures and rub with a cloth. Fill a plastic baggie with vinegar and attach to the showerhead with a rubber band. Let sit a few hours to overnight and then rinse away the mineral deposits. • Brighten laundry. Add 1⁄2 cup white vinegar to the wash cycle. It will help loosen stains and brighten clothing. An added benefit is the acid will reduce static cling. • Disinfect cutting boards. Give cutting boards an extra cleaning by spraying them with straight vinegar, then rinsing to clean. • Clean the disposal. Make sure food residue doesn’t clog garbage disposals and lead to odor. Mix vinegar and baking soda in the drain and allow the bubbling action to remove built-up residue. Use a scrub brush for extra scouring. • Get streak-free windows. Mix a 50-50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle. Use to clean windows and other glass surfaces. Wipe away with a microfiber cleaning cloth so no lint is left behind.

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• Eradicate pet odor. Pour a little bit of vinegar into an empty litter box. Let stand for around 20 minutes, then rinse with cold water. Vinegar also can be used to blot up pet stains on the carpet. Just test color-fastness in an inconspicuous area first. • Banish water stains. Fix water stains and rings on wood furniture by mixing equal parts vinegar and olive oil. Use a soft cleaning cloth moving in the direction of the wood grain. Polish using a clean cloth. Vinegar can be used all around the house — these were just a few of the dozens of ways to rely on vinegar. Just steer clear of using it on natural stone and marble, as the acid could cause damage.


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The return of warm weather in the spring often marks the return of animals and insects as well. The spring season is a popular time for insects to mate and build nests. This also may be a time when homeowners see ant “swarms” in or around their homes.

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• Keep a clean house. Use vinegar, soap and water to clean areas where ants are seen. Many leave a scent trail of pheromones to tell others where to go for a food source. • Treat carpenter ants at the source. Carpenter ants will not bring back food to the nest. Instead, sprinkle diatomaceous earth, or DE, around outdoor nests to eradicate colonies. • Work with an exterminator. If home remedies do not work, con-

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COMPOSITE DECKING CAN BE A SMART CHOICE Decks add character and functionality to a home, increasing outdoor entertaining space and oftentimes improving the resale value of a home. Homeowners have various options when choosing decking materials, but one such option, composite decking, is growing in popularity.

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PEACE AT HOME Licensed caregivers available hourly or live-in. Ask us for references. 978-369-6825

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DRAGONFLY Senior Move Management Services, LLC. With care and compassion, Dragonfly assists aging adults and their families manage the moving (and downsizing) process. Services include as needed: move planning, scheduling, and oversight; sorting; organizing; customized floor plans; disposal and sale of unwanted items; and help settling in to the new space. Member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers. Insured. Call or text Carol Conragan, Esq. at 978-405-4329; Email: Carol@ dragonflyseniormoves.com. Go to: www.dragonflyseniormoves. com. CERTIFIED HOME HEALTH AIDE (CHHA) with 12 years experience. Available for caregiving, light housekeeping and repairs, yard work, errands, and appointments. Experienced with Alzheimer’s, ALS, Parkinsons, etc. Available hourly, shift work, overnights, live-in. I have a wheelchair van. 978-201-2546.

Electrical ELECTRICAL ELECTRICIAN ANTHONY CAGGIANO: Complete electrical services. Service upgrades our specialty. 978-486-4743 Lic.#E39474 MASTER ELECTRICIAN Dennis F. McCarthy, license #A12082. Quality electrical work. 978897-0809 or 508-460-0026 CASELLO ELECTRIC: License #14237A. Specializing in small jobs. All calls returned. 978-7799900 SPAULDING ELECTRIC Lic. #2249, 24 hour emergency service. Calls returned same day. Specializing in everything electric. 978-501-2460. MASTER ELECTRICIAN by Joe Gibbons, Lic#A13256. Fast, courteous service, new clients welcome. Lic/Ins. Serving Metro West. 617-460-1239, joegibbons1@yahoo.com

Excavation EXCAVATION G.SMITH EXCAVATION Total site service. Land clearing, Stump grinding, Stump removal, Foundations, underground utilities, trenching, Grading, Drainage, Retaining walls, Landscape construction, Demolition, Material delivery. Licensed and insured. Call Greg 978-580-5754, www. gsmithdevelopment.com

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JHS LANDCORP Stumping, stump removal, excavation work, dirt removal, site drainage, installation, foundation, land clearing, grating, pool demo and fillins, house demo. Fully insured. FREE estimates. 978-618-8876 or mcj625@msn.com LVC SITE DEVELOPMENT Excavation, septic design, and installation, site developmentall phases, drainage, piping and water solutions, foundation construction. Clearing, grubbing and grading. 978-369-6339, www. landscapevisionscorp.com TBR EXCAVATING, Total site work! Demolition, foundation, utilities, stump removal, and earth moving. Fully insured. Free estimates! Call Rohner 978-7984673, tbrexcavating@gmail. com.

FABRIC/ Fabrics/Textiles TEXTILES THE SATIN BUTTERFLY, 26 Powdermill Road, Maynard. Expert Alterations, tailoring, and sewing for your wardrobe and home. We have fabrics including Sunbrella for indoor and outdoor furniture. We do window treatments and have the hardware too. Call today 978-938-0225. Visit our website thesatinbutterfly. com for more information on our many services.

FENCE Fencing CONTRACTING Wood, chain link, vinyl & ornamental fence install and repair. Railings installed for decks and steps. Credit cards accepted. 978886-3941

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V&S FLOORING Specializing in refinishing. Floors and Stairs. NO DUST. Lowest Price Around. Many references. Call 978-5014917.

Rent FORFor RENT BOXBOROUGH 1 BEDROOM apartment near Rte. 495 and Boston commuter rail. No smoking, no pets. $1000/month. Includes hot water. Available now. 978263-5051. PARKING STORAGE LOT MAYNARD. On-site Management. Call Sherry anytime. 978897-0990 YARD SPACE Storage space available for monthly rental in Stow. Secure, owner occupied. Call John for rates 781-2372446


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MANSUR CONTRACTING Quality Materials, Expert Installation. O32 Seamless Aluminum, 16oz. Copper, Fascia Board/Trim Replacement. Leaf Guard System. Repairs, Cleanings. Roof/Chimney Repairs. Licensed/Insured. 978-835-1786

WINDOW AND DOOR SCREENS repaired and rebuilt. Pete’s Screen and Handyman Service, 978-407-7105.

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GUTTER CLEANING Most homes $149. Restrictions Apply. Westford and surrounding towns. 978-866-0885

VIAGRA & CIALIS! 60 pills for $99. 100 pills for $150 FREE shipping. Money back guaranteed! Call 800-851-5593

CANDLEPIN BOWLING BALLS Set of 4 781-275-8073

TJP SEAMLESS GUTTERS, 14-Colors. Cleaning, Repairs & Screens. Insured. 877-3936869.

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HOWARD MILLER GRANDFATHER clock. Excellent condition. Three pendulums, chimes, about 6.5 feet high. $700. 978-3690454.

FREE SLEEP SOFA Full size, 7.5’ wide, 3 cushions, good condition 978-369-0454

Fuel/Firewood FUEL/FIREWOOD QUALITY FIREWOOD Clean, well seasoned, split, oak/apple firewood. Offered in 18” or 16” lengths. Buy Now and Save! Call Brian www.quality-firewood. com 978-692-3580 LOG LENGTH FIREWOOD Approximately 6-8 cords all hardwood $700. delivered. Call 978263-8005 3 (OLD) GUY’S FIREWOOD All Hardwood, seasoned. $275 per cord. FREE delivery 5 miles from Littleton Center. 978-265-8926. NORTHEAST WOOD Seasoned, split, 16”-18”, $295/cord. Deliveries extra. 508-357-8919 FIREWOOD LOGS, approximately 6-8 cords. Various lengths. Wood split to manageable size rails. “Local” delivery included. $450 per load, CASH 978-2560341. GREEN FIREWOOD, $200/cord delivered. Call Rusty 978-4439469.

Furniture FURNITURE BOXBOROUGH HARDWOOD FURNITURE 34 years of trusted experience. Furniture & cabinets designed & built. Refinishing, all repairs, including recliners. Watch my show “The Furniture Guy” on Acton TV! 978-2635099, Cell 978-621-8612.

Gutters GUTTERS ALO SEAMLESS GUTTERS “The Rain Control Authority” Expert Gutter Installations, Manufactured/Extruded On-site, Repairs, Fascia & Gutter Guards. BBB & Angie’s List Accredited. HIC#168979. Call 508-5725557, www.alogutters.com

Handyman RELIABLE HANDYMAN Carpentry, painting, tiling, drywall, garage doors, flooring, fencing and all other small jobs welcome. Call John 978-837-0435 HANDYMAN FOR HIRE Small jobs welcome. Carpentry, painting, honey-do-list, barn work, rot repair. Call or text Bob, 978-8461034. HANDYMAN Repairs, Carpentry, Flooring, Tiling, Dry Wall, Interior/Exterior Painting, Kitchen/ Bath Remodel, Custom Built-Ins. Excellent references. jalessio1@ gmail.com, 978-618-7422 RAMIREZ HANDYMAN: Renovations, Exterior/Interior Painting. No job too small! 774-2859465. CASELLO HANDYMAN One Call Does it All, Honey to-Do List, Carpentry, Rot Repair, Windows, Kitchen/Bath Remodel, Decks, H.I.C#169725, www.CaselloHandyman.com, 978-779-9909 STEVE@AHAMMERFORHIRE.COM Don’t sweat the small stuff. Small to intermediate sized home repairs. Affordable. Reliable. 978-424-3868 HOME HANDYMAN Reliable and honest. Repairs, replacements, remodeling, sinks, toilets, fixtures, painting, carpentry. Free estimates. timlampron@ hotmail.com, 978-319-2921 FIRST CLASS CLEANING and handyman pro. Heavy duty cleaning. Junk removal. Home repair. www.firstclasscleaningpro. com, $25. off, 978-652-8383. PROFESSIONAL HANDYMAN and tree pruning. Licensed, insured. 39 years experience,9 7 8 - 7 9 3 - 2 0 1 2 . dancet62@yahoo.com. MP PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Painting, drywall repairs, moldings, rot repairs, doors and windows. Licensed and Insured. Mike 774-245-1621

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Help Wanted HELP WANTED AFTER SCHOOL COORDINATOR, Team Leader for after school program affiliated with the Littleton Public Schools. Must have experience supervising groups of children and mentoring team members. 25+ hours per week with a competitive pay rate and benefits. Please send resume and cover letter to: tigersden@ littletonps.org E.O.E. ATTENDANT LOAM/MULCH PROCESSING YARD Year round work. Excavator & Loader experience REQUIRED. Monday-Friday Call: 978-256-0341. CARPENTRY / LABORER WANTED Two years minimum experience. Reliable and have own transportation. Acton area. 978-549-2504 DAYTIME PREP/LINE COOK, experience a plus but willing to train right person. Fill out application at Nancy’s Air Field Cafe, 302 Boxboro Road, Stow, MA or phone 978-897-3934. FULL-TIME LANDSCAPERS WANTED. Must have driver’s license, reliable transportation, and previous landscaping experience. Call 978-539-6008. GRILL COOK BILLERICA, Full-time days, M-F, 6:15am to 2:15pm in small upscale corporate cafeteria. Responsible for preparing breakfast & lunch to order for customers. Benefits offered. Contact: kbeal@corporatechefs.com or phone: 978-3393761. HOMEMAKERS HHAs PCAs Weekday/Weekend hours. Family friendly schedules. 3-12 hour shifts available. Call Cheryl at Right at Home 781-734-0488 LANDSCAPE LABORER needed. Call Kevin 978-263-1806. PART TIME LONG TERM ASSISTANT needed for Family Daycare in Sudbury. Monday thru Friday. Starting late March/ early April. Serious inquiries only. Call Renee, 978-443-3261.

MEDICAL COMMUNITY STAFFING AGENCY Now hiring: RNs up to $42/Hr; LPNs up to $32/Hr; CNAs up to $17/Hr. We also provide employment to: Family/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners and Licensed Social Workers. Call today for an application: Framingham Branch -Phone: 774-244-4128; Stow Branch-484-844-2490. SENIOR HELPERS seeks weekend caregivers, Sunday’s a must. Opportunities in Wayland/Sudbury area for CNAs, HHAs. References, reliable transportation required. Benefits and Caregiver Referral Program. Call Beth at 978-467-4301. STOW BASED LANDSCAPING company is looking for quality help. Ideal candidates should have a minimum of 2 years commercial mowing experience and general knowledge of landscaping. Drivers License and DOT health card required. Attention to detail a must. References will be called. 800-897-6072. Town of Sudbury: Two openings: Full-time Light Equipment Operator. Starting salary $22.07 /hr. plus excellent benefits. Possession of Class B Mass. Operators License preferred or must be able to obtain within 6 months. Submit completed application to HYPERLINK “mailto:bolanda@ sudbury.ma.us”bolanda@sudbury.ma.us. Open until filled. AA /EOE.. Full job description and application available at HYPERLINK “https://sudbury.ma.us/hr /“https://sudbury.ma.us/hr/ VISITING ANGELS of Chelmsford is hiring overnight, early morning, live-in, & evening caregivers for immediate assignment. Caregivers provide nonmedical homecare in Chelmsford, Lowell, Burlington, Woburn, and surrounding towns. We are looking to expand our great team of caregivers that work one to one with our clients. Requires 1+ years experience. Caregiver must own car and have proof of auto insurance. Applicants must have 2 professional references. TB within a year, positive background check, and clean driving record. Benefits and perks include: direct deposit, flexible schedules, sick time pay up to 40 hours per year, employee referral bonus program, extra shift bonus program and set schedules. Join our awesome team and growing company. Please call 978-2440200 or stop in at 111 Chelmsford Street, Chelmsford, MA.


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WESTFORD FLORIST is hiring a driver who will also work inside the shop assisting with flower arrangements and general duties. Must have good driving record. Will train. Please call 978-5776071

HOME Home Improvement IMPROVEMENT AABEY HOME IMPROVEMENTS Repairs, windows, decks, basements. Free Estimates. Satisfaction guaranteed. Registered, insured. Visa/MasterCard accepted. 508-481-2585 H.W. HARRINGTON BLD. AND DEV. Decks, Siding, Kitchen, Bath Remodels, Additions, Windows, Gutters and Closet Systems. Licensed & Insured. henryh3@msn.com 978-502-4141 NEW ENGLAND HOME REPAIRS Carpentry, Interior/Exterior Painting, Kitchen and Bath, Floors, Decking, Fencing. No job too small! Call for Specials! 978732-8009 WWW.JERRYMAZZOLA.COM Specializing in Home Remodeling, Home Improvements and Home Repairs. New/replacement windows, composite decks, wood decks, screened porches, 3-season porches, basement remodeling, additions, cedar siding. Mass. Lic. 080937, HIC #154868, BBB member, full Ins. 25 yrs. of Professional service, excellent references, Acton and surrounding towns, 978-549-2504 W W W. M R E G O C O N S T R U C TION.COM Additions, Garages, Dormers, Second Floor Additions, Decks, Roofing, Siding, windows, Finished Basements, Kitchen/Bath Remodels, handyman Services and Much More! Free estimates. 774-245-0822 MANNY-SONS, 21 YEARS EXPERIENCE Carpentry, Windows, Basements, Decks, Blueboard, Plastering, Wood floors, Tile, Painting, Wallpaper removal. Free estimates, insured. 978568-0767, 978-505-9626 PAUL’S CONSTRUCTION Quality Work, Reasonable Rates, New or Repair, Carpentry, Masonry, Flooring, Caulking, Concrete, Decks. Free estimates, licensed and insured. 978-956-4104. STEVENS HOME SERVICES: Full service carpentry & contractor. Remodeling, Millwork, Cabinets, Kitchens & Bathrooms. MA-HIC#177465 MA Lic#***225. Call Mike 781-275-1924. www. stevenshomeservices.net

20+ YEARS IN BUSINESS. O’SULLIVAN INSTALLS Doors, Windows & Vinyl Siding Installation Professionals. Over 265 Angie’s List reviews. Free estimates. 978-435-0001, www.osullivaninstalls.com. WWW.WARRENDESIGN.COM Design only or Design and Build. New Homes, Additions, Remodeling. Carl J. Warren, General Contractor, 38 years, CSL/HIC insured. 978-838-0022. DELLO PROPERTY SOLUTIONS Painting, Tile, Demolition, Landscaping, and General Repairs. 978-895-0324 Remodel, Repairs, Installs, Small/large projects, Interior/Exterior, kitchens, baths, tile work, repair and new. Flooring. References. Portfolio. Registered and insured. 45 years. Phil, 774-2793381

HOME Home Remodeling REMODELING G. SMITH DEVELOPMENT. Custom Homes, Additions, & Remodeling. Call Greg 978-5805754, www.gsmithdevelopment.com OKERMAN CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING Quality Craftsmanship for 30 years. okermanconstruction.com, facebook.com/OCR.LLC and houzz. com / pro / jmokerman / okermanconstruction-and-remodeling. Owner on site for every job! CSL /HIC. Fully Insured. Kitchen and Bath Remodeling, Finished Basements, and more. Call 508-5621168 For a Free Consultation. ALESSIO CRAFTSMANSHIP Carpentry, Flooring, Tiling, Dry Wall, Interior/Exterior Painting, Kitchen/Bath Remodel, siding, Custom Built-Ins. Excellent references. jalessio1@gmail.com, 978-618-7422.

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QUICK REMOVAL SERVICE: You Call John it will be gone. Clean-out attics, basements, garages, sheds, etc. Demolition services. We also supply dumpsters. Senior discount. Fully insured. Best prices. Member of BBB. Master and Visa card. Call anytime 978-897-JUNK, cell 978460-1192 www.quickremovalservice.com

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CULLINANE REALTY SERVICES providing a variety of home services inside and out. Basement, attic, to entire home clean outs, spring clean-ups, foundation and ornamental pruning, brush removal, gutter cleaning, and pressure washing. General interior repair and painting. Partnered with All American Housecleaning. Quick response and completion with attention to detail. Call Jeff or Tom 978-5141304. Call Empire Today to schedule a FREE in-home estimate on Carpeting & Flooring. Call Today! 800-610-3360. Cross Country Moving, Long distance Moving Company, out of state move $799 Long Distance Movers. Get Free quote on your Long distance move. Call Today 1-800-756-1363

Landscaping LANDSCAPING TRIMMING, PRUNING, CLEANUPS, of Hedges, Bushes, Brush. Beds weeded, cut down for winter. Fall leaf cleanups Book Now. We are professional caretakers. Fully Insured. Free Estimates. Call James M. Nickerson Company, 978-263-2425, 978-618-5360. JHS LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: Lawn installation, seeding, hydro seeding. Specializing in stone walls, retaining walls, brick walks, and patios. Drainage systems and grading. Fully insured, references. All calls returned. Accepts all major credit cards. 978-486-1022, mcj625@ msn.com COURTYARD CONCEPTS Specializing in Walkways, Patios, Retaining Walls, Stonewalls, Steps, Fire Pits and Drainage Systems. Fully Insured. Free Estimates. 978-256-5454, www. courtyardconcepts.com RONALDO’S LANDSCAPE SERVICES. Full yard maintenance, mowing programs & more. All calls returned in 24hrs. 978-897-3347 ronaldosg@msn. com www.RonaldosLandscaping. com W.M.C. FIELD & BRUSH MOWING Take the wild out of your property. Overgrown field and brush clearing, chipping, removal. Spring clean-ups, lawn mowing and complete landscape maintenance. Free estimates. 978-692-6669 TREE REMOVAL Pruning & Stump grinding. Lot clearing. Fully insured. Call High Quality Tree 978-263-7789, www.new englandtreemasters.com

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LAWN BARBER INC Lawn Mowing & Trimming. Pruning/ Trimming of Bushes. Bark mulch delivered & spread. Planting Design/Installation. Fertilization Programs. Slice-seeding and Aeration. Fully insured. Free estimates. 978-263-5222, www. lawnbarber.com WWW.LAWNDESIGNCARE. COM Summer and Fall Cleanups, Mulch, Lawn mowing. Free Estimates, Fully Insured 978-2936202 LAWN BARBER, INC: Landscape Design & Construction. Landscape designer on staff. Specializing in all phases of masonry: Fieldstone walls, Interior and Exterior Stone Veneer, Patios, outdoor “Kitchens/Cooking areas,” Steps, Walkways. Lawn installations/Hydro-seeding. Irrigation Systems: Installations & Service. landscape Lighting. Tree & Shrub installations. Asphalt paving and repairs; driveways & parking lots. Drainage systems. Excavation work, site work, trucking. Complete tree service-take downs/pruning. Free estimates-full insured. 978-2635222, www.lawnbarber.com BOYD LANDSCAPE & DESIGN. Hydroseeding Professionals. Specializing in lawn installation, re-grading, and planting. Hydroseeding, custom seed blending, mechanical slice seeding. Machine service: re-grading, loam, sand, gravel, excavation, drainage, gutter extensions, crushed stone shed pads, trucking, removal service, dumpsters available. Landscape Installation: existing plans, new design, large trees, shrubs, perennial gardens, large fieldstone steps, paths, walkways, patios. Celebrating 30 years in business. Owner on every job. www.Boydlandscape.net. 978-567-9859. APRIJO’S LANDSCAPING, Residential and commercial, spring clean up, bark mulch, lawn care, and masonry. Fully insured. 508-309-4708. SPRING CLEANUPS Irrigation lawn mowing, mulching, bed maintenance, pruning, new lawn installs, plantings landscape design, walls, walkways, patio and steps. 978-886-3941 Y.B. LANDSCAPE RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Mowing, Mulching, Pruning, Tree Planting, Lawn Seed and Sod, Spring/Fall Clean-up, Snow Removal. www.yblandscape.com 508-598-2613. LAWN MOWING and yard maintenance. Call Tim for more information, 978-580-0416.


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TREE REMOVAL, BRUSH CHIPPING & SPRING CLEANUPS, pruning, storm damage, clear overgrown areas. Field Mowing. Sukis Landscaping 978562-9459. SPRING CLEANUP, mulching, lawn repairs, lawn mowing, and more. Call for free quote. 978870-5763. SPRING CLEAN-UPS, lawn mowing starting at $30, mulching, and weeding. JAYCORTLANDSCAPING@GMAIL.COM, 978-549-5669. Premier Home Services Mowing, Yard Cleanups, Mulch, Trimming, Aeration, Plantings, Brush Removal, Bobcat Services, Seeding. Fully Insured. Fast Response. 978-539-6008. mail@ PremierHomeServicesLLC.com LEWIS PROPERTY CARE, Complete lawn and landscape maintenance for all properties. We also offer organic pesticide free lawn treatments. Call, text, or email for a quick free estimate. 978-460-2052. lewispropertycare@gmail.com. dellogonolandscapeandmasonry.com Spring clean-ups, planting, walls, walks/patios, drainage. Full service landscaping, design and construction. Fully insured. 978-895-0324 PEREIRA LANDSCAPING now booking spring clean ups, dethatching, aeration, overseeding, mulching, mowing, planting of flowers and shrubs, lawn repairs and all your landscaping needs. 774-245-7818

LANDSCAPING Landscape Construction CONSTRUCTION MANNING LANDSCAPE Stonewalls, brick and bluestone walks and patios, tree and shrub planting and mulching. Hydroseeding, wildflowers & erosion control, drainage & grading. Fully insured. 978-263-6864 www. manningtreelandscape.com LITTLETON EARTHWORKS, Full Landscape Construction. 978-486-8200, www.little tonearthworks.com JHS LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION: Lawn installation, seeding, hydro seeding. Specializing in stone walls, retaining walls, brick walks, and patios. Drainage systems and grading. Fully insured, references. All calls returned. Accept all major credit cards 978-486-1022, mcj625@ msn.com

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SULLO’S LANDSCAPING specializing clean ups, design, Foundation plantings, transplanting, new lawns, fertilizing, water gardens. Insured. Over 25 years experience. 978-263-1455 www. sulloslandscaping.com PETER STONE LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION SPECIALIST Fieldstone walls, bluestone steps, walkways, patios, stone veneers, fireplaces, creative outdoor living spaces. Fully insured & free estimates. 508-335-9176 www.peterstonecompany.com J.E.C. BOBCAT SERVICES. Brick driveways, walks, patios, blockwalls, drainage, grading, power raking, backhoe service, landclearing, brush and tree removal, hydroseeding, loam, gravel and stone, etc. Free estimates. Fully insured. All calls returned. 978-448-2543. PATIOS, WALKWAYS, RETAINING WALLS Granite steps, lawn install, scrub outs, and drainage. Call John 978-3028677. MOUNTAINSCAPES LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC Design/Build. Authorized Unilock contractor. Expertise includes: outdoor kitchens, pool decks, fireplaces, masonry, stonewalls, natural stone patios, driveways and walkways. Over 35,000 sq.ft. of pavers installed since 2015! Full service site work, construction and landscaping; MA or NH. www.mountainscapesma.com 978-726-3217 Landscape design and installation: plantings, walls, walkways, patios, steps, outdoor kitchens, outdoor spaces, grading, and new lawn installation, irrigation systems, drainage work, stonework 978-886-3941 DELLOGONO LANDSCAPE & MASONRY Specializing in fieldstone, retaining walls, steps, walkways, patios and water features. Granite, bluestone, cobblestone, brick etc. Restoration. Fully insured. 20+ years experience. 978-895-0324 TOP NOTCH LANDSCAPING & EXCAVATION now scheduling paver walkways and patios, granite steps, retaining walls, drainage, grading, yard enlargements, small stump removal, and utility services. 978-580-7336.

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GARDEN DESIGN

PRUNING & PLANTING of shrubs. Call Tom 978-265-4992 ROTOTILLING SERVICE, Gardens, lawns. Free estimates. Bob, 978-505-8099.

Landscape LANDSCAPING Maintenance MAINTENANCE WILLOW TREE & LANDSCAPE INC Full Service Landscape Design, Construction and Maintenance. Call/Email Scott for a Consultation. 978-844-0146, willowtreeandlandscape@yahoo.com BASIC YARD CARE Spring & Fall cleanups. Grass cutting, mulch, pruning. Honest & reliable. Reasonable rates. Text/call Alex 781-507-6799 JRS LAWNCARE, spring cleanups, mowing, mulching, dethatching, fertilizing, Residential/small commercial. Owner operated. Littleton area only. Dependable service. References. Insured. 978-869-1737, 978-486-8407. SPRING CLEANUPS, Lawn mowing, mulching, bed maintenance, pruning, lawn fertilizer programs, new lawn installs, landscape design, and plantings. 978-886-3941 PERRY BROS. Spring Cleanups, grounds maintenance, mowing, mulching, pruning, tree/ shrub plantings, Concord and surrounding towns. Fully Insured. 978-496-0402 perrybro slandscape@gmail.com MOUNTAINSCAPES LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION, LLC Lawn care and property maintenance. Spring clean-ups, seasonal plantings, irrigation, and lighting. Lawn aeration, dethatching, and overseeding. www.mountain scapesma.com 978-726-3217. “I’M YOUR MAN” LAWN SERVICE: Spring clean-ups, brush pick up and removal. Reasonable rates, senior discount. 45 years experience. Call Rich 978-2562929, 978-935-8694.

Masonry MASONRY L.A. DREW MASONRY: All types of masonry repairs and services. ladrewmasonry@verizon. net or call us at 978-649-4802. References and Free Estimates! *AB MASONRY* New Construction or Repair. Chimney’s, Steps, Walkways, Patios, Stone Veneer. All Calls Returned. Free Estimates. Insured. 978-877-0368 MANNING LANDSCAPE Stonewalls, stoneveneer, walks, patios, driveways, stairs, outdoor fire pits, and kitchens, cobblestone 978-263-6864 www.manningtreelandscape.com

WARREN MASONRY All types of brick and stonework. Patios, walls, steps, walkways, chimneys 978-401-5332 warrensmasonry. com BRIAN SPIKER MASONRY All types of brick and stone work, patios, walls, steps, stone veneering, firepits, chimneys, and mini-excavator work. 36 years experience. Townsend. 603-2030130 APEX MASONRY/LANDSCAPE DESIGN Brick, block and stone, all restoration work. Aqua-scapes, cobblestone aprons, culture stone, chimneys, outdoor kitchens, pergolas, inter-locking walls and driveway systems, pool decks, patio walks and stairs, water fronts, veneers, whole sale stone and nursery stock. 5-year guarantee, insured. 508-9485824 LAWN BARBER INC: Masonry Division. Designer on staff. All phases of masonry: Creative fieldstone walls, Interior & Exterior Stone Veneer. Walkways, Patios, Stairs, Fireplaces, Repairs. Outdoor “Kitchen/Cooking areas.” Asphalt paving: driveways & parking lots, repairs. Concrete Flat Work. Concrete Walks & Patios. Fully Insured. Free estimates. 978-263-5222, www. lawnbarber.com APRIJO LANDSCAPING offers a full line of quality masonry services to fit every budget. Fully Insured. 508-309-4708, aprijo landscaping.com BENTLEY STONEWORKS Specializing in walls, walks, stair repairs. Natural stone experts. 25 years experience. All work guaranteed. 978-866-4324. BRICK WALKWAYS, PATIOS, STEPS AND STONEWALLS Professionally installed and repaired. Call Ron Costa 978-3020743.

MIND, BODY Mind/Body/Spirit & SPIRIT HEART CENTERED PSYCHOTHERAPY Heal Body/Mind/ Spirit with Compassion, Wisdom, and Humor. Judith Weiler 978897-2084. FREE FIRST CLASS: Chinese Moving Yoga Qigong (4/16.) Athletic Taichi. Fountain of youth for 20’s to 60-ish with Master Instructor Robin J. Bonazzoli, 20 years teaching (Japan, China, U.S. trained.) Harvard and Bolton. Call before coming. www. countrywellhealing.com, 978875-5209.


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LIFE COACH, Career, Relationships, Children, Teens, Marriage, Healing Education, and Coaching. Jean@eibeing.com or 978905-1226.

Miscellaneous MISCELLANEOUS ALWAYS PROTECT YOUR FAMILY! Final expense/burial insurance. $30K coverage only $1 per day. No medical exam. Free consultation. Call today. 1-866-349-3115. DISH Network — Satellite TV Over 190 Channels now ONLY $59.99/mo! 2 year price guarantee, FREE Installation, FREE Streaming. More of what you want! Save HUNDREDS over Cable and DIRECTV. Add Internet as low as $14.95/mo! Call 1-800498-8948. HughesNet Satellite Internet 25mbps starting at $49.99/mo! FAST download speeds. WiFi built in! FREE Standard Installation for lease customers! Limited Time, Call 1-800-511-6322. IRS TAX DEBTS? Tired of the calls? We can help! $500 free consultation. We can STOP the garnishments. Free consultation. Call today 866-274-8219.

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MCIVER’S MOVING SERVICE We move apartments, small offices, personal storage, assisted living, interior re-arranging. Furniture removal. No job too small. 30 years experience. Fully insured, free estimates. Credit cards accepted. Call Brian 978897-6963, 978-828-8285

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BOB MIRRA INTERIOR PAINTING & WALLPAPERING (Prep-work a specialty) and complete handyman services. 30yrs experience. Free estimates. 978-257-4056 AABEY PAINTING & WALLPAPERING Interior, exterior, painting, powerwashing, repairs. Free estimates, insured. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Visa/MasterCard accepted. 508-481-2585 MARK PEARCE PAINTING Interior & Exterior Painting. Power washing. Fully insured. Free estimates. Quality References. 978-897-1982

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Paving PAVING ASPHALT DRIVEWAYS, Parking Lots, Roadways, Sidewalks, Asphalt Curbing. Decorative Stamped Asphalt, Seal-coating, Site work, Excavation, Drainage and Masonry. Free Estimates/ Fully Insured. Lawn Barber Inc Paving Division; 978-263-5222 www.lawnbarber.com

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AFFORDABLE PET CARE Dog walking, pet sitting, group outings. Daily, weekends, vacations. 15 Yrs exp. Call Leigh 978-3712186 FRESH TRAILS DOG WALKING & PET SITTING. Licensed, Insured, Bonded. See Client Testimonials: 978-344-2314, fresh trailspetsitting.com CERTIFIED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Dog care in my home with my dog and family. I provide daily walks on trails and a comfortable home environment for your dog while you are away on business or vacation. Puppies, geriatrics, and pets with medical needs are welcome. I also provide pet-sitting services in your home for cats or other pets. Early scheduling is recommended. I only take 1-2 dogs at a time in my home. darlenedurkin@comcast. net.

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PLUMBING/ Plumbing/Heating HEATING PLUMBING & HEATING SERVICES Plumbing, gas-oil installations. All heating needs provided (gas-oil boilers & hot-air furnaces). Annual maintenance available. Small jobs welcomed. Call for quote. Licensed #24864, insured. 978-772-7413 STEVE’S PLUMBING: Everything from plumbing to drippy faucets to bathroom remodels to boiler installations. Deal direct with owner. License #22392. Serving Westford & Surrounding Areas. Cell: 978-766-8462 AIR SOLUTIONS A/C and boiler tune-ups. Mid-season specials. High efficiency boilers and furnaces. Full service HVAC. Sales, service and installations. Call Joe 978-423-6383 LEO THE PLUMBER Master License 15710. 30+ years experience. Small job and steam heating specialist. Guaranteed price. All credit cards accepted. 24hr. service available. Ask for Leo 978-606-8623 ENWRIGHT PLUMBING AND HEATING, CORP. Residential /Commercial, No job too small. Lic# PL16119-M Groton, MA 978-877-8832 FRED BROOKS PLUMBING & HEATING New and old construction, residential or commercial. Licensed and insured, plumber & gas fitter. 978-793-3809

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WASHING POWERWASH & PAINTING Home, Deck, Walkways, Porches, Vinyl Siding, Concrete. Westford and surrounding towns. 978866-0885 PRESSURE WASHING, houses, decks, patios. Call Greg 978580-5754. SUPERIOR HOME CLEANING Complete Exterior Cleaning Services. Mold/mildew removal. Siding, decks, patios and more. Guaranteed Results. Free Quotes. Prowash 508-269-0849

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TJP COMPLETE POWERWASHING SERVICES Will clean any surface including Roofs and Solar Panels. Insured. 877393-6869.

Repairs REPAIRS GREAT ROAD FARM & GARDEN, LLC We provide rental, sales & service for all your lawn and garden power equipment needs. Located on Route 119 in Littleton, MA. Pickup & delivery 7 days a week. M-F 8-6, Sat 8-5, Sun 10-4. Call 978-486-9200 or email greatroadfarmandgar den@gmail.com to schedule an appointment today. LYONS REPAIR SERVICE, Small Engine and Equipment Repair Since 1978. Specializing in the service of snowblowers, lawnmowers, tractors, generators, and chainsaws. Call Kevin, 978-844-3858. Boxborough.

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MAGEE ROOFING Residential Roof Replacement and Leak Repairs. Installation of New Roofs, Rubber Roofs, Gutters and All Repairs. Licensed and Fully Insured. Lifetime Warranties on All Roofs. MAGEEROOF.COM, Concord, MA 978-369-3762 DANIELS ROOFING Quality, dependable work, over 15 Years Experience. Call Kurt 978-6211775 for a free estimate. NEVEJAN’S CONSTRUCTION: All types of roofing and repairs, specializing in rubber. 25 years experience. All work guaranteed. Licensed and insured. Mass. Lic. 072475 978-649-1111 SUPER RATES! $1000 OFF NEW ROOF IN A DAY! Manufacturer life-time warranty on shingles. We are a full recycling company. 30 years experience, locally owner operated fully licensed/insured. View our work at MWRROOFING.COM. Also, Vinyl Siding! 978-808-8821, MWROOD@GMAIL.COM PRECISION ROOFING New roofs, re-roof, snow removal. All types of roofing. Clean and reliable. All work guaranteed. Licensed & insured. References available upon request. Year round availability. 978-6351023 www.precisionroofing-llc. com

S.R. HOME IMPROVEMENT LLC, We are a locally owned company, offering services for 10 years. Our complete line of services include: roof, siding, painting, gutters, windows, and decks. Call us for an estimation with no obligations. Proud serving Eastern Massachusetts and Cape. Financing available. www.Supre meRoofing.US, 978-828-5706. RSJ CONTRACTING Roofing in the Middlesex County area for over 35 years. We are Licensed in both Residential and Commercial Roofing Applications. We are Fully Insured. Locally Established, Honest and Professional, MA. Blds. Lic. #98477 MA. HIC Lic. #132607. Make the Smart Choice and Hire RSJ for all your Roofing Needs. Robert Smalley Jr. @ 978-333-9000

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Tile TILE THE TILE GUY Restoration or new projects. 978-549-3218. 25 years residential and commercial experience. TILE/MARBLE, REPAIR/REGROUTING new installations, 30 years experience. Free estimates. Ken, cell# 781-589-1124 AFFORDABLE TILE & GROUT Small Job Specialist. Expert installation of ceramic tile, stone, glass, etc. Backsplashes, tub surrounds and floors. Shower regrouts, waterproofing, repairs. Floor tile and grout restoration. 100’s of local references. 32 Years Experience. A rating on Angie’s List. www.affordabletilean dgrout@hotmail.com 508-3103812 DELLO TILE AND NATURAL STONE Ceramic, Marble, Granite, etc. Full service company. Fully Insured. 978-895-0324.

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MANNING TREE INC Tree removals, pruning, cabling, chipping & stump grinding. 75 ft. aerial bucket and crane available. Fully insured. 978-263-6864 www.manningtreelandscape.com

NE TREE MASTERS: Tree removal, pruning, stump grind, lot clearing. With 60 ton of capacity and 145 feet reach crane. Owner and operated by NE Tree masters We can safely remove any size tree from anywhere. Pruning, or Remove dead limbs, clear limbs over homes, building and services line. Free estimates. Fully insured. All calls returned. Get the Best Company for the Best price. Take advantage of summer rates. We accept credit cards. 978-263-8005, www.neweng landtreemasters.com ASSABET VALLEY TREE SERVICE: Removals, pruning and stump grinding. Fully insured. Free estimates. 978-8977906 CULLINANE TREE Pruning, Removals, Stump Grinding. Fully Insured. 978-369-6687, Concord. Since 1971. www.cul linanetree.com HAILEY TREE 30+ years, removals, stump grinding, pruning, 75ft. bucket truck, crane work. UMass-Stockbridge graduate. Fully insured. www.haileytree. net 978-618-0034. TOP CHOP TREE SERVICE. Over one year old, seasoned firewood. $300 a cord, delivered. Call 978-417-1456. PROMPT PROFESSIONAL RESPONSE Owner is a Certified Mass Arborist. Tree & Shrub removal or pruning. Work is done by a Climber, Bucket Truck or Crane. Storm damage clean-up. Fully insured and Free Estimates. We guarantee an experienced Team to perform quality work. GreenleafsTreeService. com in Tyngsboro, 978-6497084 TREE LIMB/BRUSH REMOVAL Acton and surrounding towns. Call or text: Aspen Brush Removal @ 978-201-1901 EDGE’S TREE SERVICES, Bucket truck anything removal. Commercial and residential. Reasonable prices. Fully Insured. Please call Edge 978-5671903. NICK’S STUMP GRINDING, Professional and affordable stump removal. Free Estimates 978-793-1759 nicksstump grinding@yahoo.com D&D TREE WORKS Tree Removal Services. Owner Operated. Fully Insured. 978-897-8600

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