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Dyeing the river green to celebrate Irish Heritage

Dyeing the chicago river green
Dyeing the chicago river green
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The Chicago Journeyman Plumbers Local 130 dyed the river a fluorescent shade of green once again this year for St. Patrick’s Day, a tradition that dates back to 1962.

The plumbers use a “secret formula” to get the river the perfect shade of green which was distributed of a motorboat Saturday.

In related news, The City of Naperville is looking for a part-time plumbing inspector for the Transportation, Engineering & Development (T.E.D.) Business Group. Those interested can visit the City of Naperville website to find out more.

The position will remain open until the right candidate is found.

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