Central Street Revisited
Last fall, in a little photo essay of trash dumping along Maple & Central streets, I included a photo of the proud residence at 105 Central Street. The folks there thought enough of their neighborhood to just toss their bedding furniture out on the curbside and let it rot there.
Well, the furniture did rot there. And apparently it worked out so well for them that they have decided to give it another go. What the hey? Why pay for a bulk pickup when you can just leave your crap out at the curb and watch nature go to work in the ensuing weeks and months?
I've often said that the city should be doing more to enforce its dumping laws, but it is also true that the residents of the city oftentimes have only themselves to blame for the trashing of their own communities. There is no excuse for the dumping, pictured below, which also includes a busted television set tossed out there, courtesy of another resident next door to our featured property.
While I was there, I also took a photo, below, of the rowhouse on the corner of Maple & Central, which caught fire last week. The front door now has a "condemned" notice on it. (Photos of the front steps along this building were also featured in my earlier blog post on dumping.)