The town is mourning the loss of past mayor and friend of Funkstown, Bob Kline.
Kline served as mayor for 28 years, as well as serving on the Washington County Board of Education.
He was known for fairness, as well as toughness.
Bob and his wife, Reatha, were married for 62 years and raised three children.
Many of Kline’s accomplishments could easily be shared in credit with his wife, who was as much a blessing to this small town as Bob.
His accomplishments were many, and his kindness was boundless. He was a great man who will be missed indeed.
If April showers bring May flowers, then we all know that May brings: spring cleaning.
This Friday and Saturday, you can take household waste and larger trash to Funkstown Park for disposal.
On Friday, residents can take their items from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.
The service is for Funkstown residents only. Proof of residency is required. Bring your driver’s license or water bill as proof of residency. There will be no exceptions.
Items acceptable for disposal include stoves, washers, dryers, couches, tables, chairs, TVs, sinks, bathtubs, computers, mattresses, box springs and water heaters.
If you are bringing air conditioners or refrigerators, make sure all the freon is removed. The item must have a tag of removal of freon from a certified technician.
Items that will not be accepted include bags of household trash, bags of clothing and toys, yard waste, propane tanks, hazardous waste, paint, windows, construction and building materials.
Please refer to the town newsletter for a complete list.
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