Area Briefs ‘Love Where You Live’ — and do something about it by Chronicle Staff on May 18, 2023 Chronicle Staff Author More in Area Briefs: City Government Briefs: Week of Aug. 31 August 31, 2023 City Briefs: Creswell unhoused, South Lane grants July 27, 2023 Area briefs: June 8 June 8, 2023 SPRINGFIELD — The first Love Where You Live Garbage Clean Up this month was deemed a success by organizer Julie Sonam, with 12 adults and three kids picking up trash at Pioneer Memorial Cemetery and around Island Park and the Springfield Chamber of Commerce. The crew cleaned up trash for two hours and some volunteers brought a trailer to help remove the haul. The clean-ups will be held on the first Saturday of each month. The next clean-up party will be held on June 3, from 9-11 a.m. The area of concentration will be the Mill Race path parking lot, just past the Booth Kelly building. July’s event will focus on the Island Park area again, and the August clean-up will focus on the area around the Springfield Public Library. More info: 541-335-1225 and [email protected].