Leaf Pickup 

Wind and rain have helped shake most of the leaves from local trees.Now it’s time to get rid of them.The city of Brewer is helping out residents by offering curbside collection.Residents must put leaves and garden waste in biodegradable bags and can’t have large twigs or trash mixed in.Pickup started Monday morning in the north end of Brewer, and will work south.Another option for residents is to bring bagged leaves to Brewer’s recycling center on Outer Elm Street.