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      City, volunteers begin blight fight in east Toledo

      The city's Toledo Neighborhood T-Town Initiative, developed by Mayor D. Michael Collins' office, the Toledo Police Department, and the Department of Code Enforcement, began Thursday in east Toledo.

      Leaders and law enforcement in the city of Toledo are teaming up to enhance the quality of life for residents.

      The city's Toledo Neighborhood T-Town Initiative, developed by Mayor D. Michael Collins' office, the Toledo Police Department, and the Department of Code Enforcement, began Thursday in east Toledo.

      Police set up a command post along East Earl Street as city workers and volunteers began a clean-up of streets in the Earl Street neighborhood, including McKinley, Butler, Navarre, and Earl streets.

      READ: Mayor Collins apologizes to east Toledo residents

      Mayor Collins unveiled the initiative as a way to work with neighborhoods around the city to give them the support they need to prevent blight and fight deterioration of the areas around their homes.

      The East Toledo Family Center and One Voice joined Thursday's clean-up efforts.

      The next T-Town Initiative clean-up will take place in south Toledo on July 31.