Archive for November, 2019

Thanksgiving Week Schedule for DPW Operations, Trash & Recycling (No Yard Waste Collection Next Week)

Thanksgiving Collection Delay
Trash and recycling collection will be delayed one day due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Therefore, Thursday’s pickup will be done on Friday and Friday’s pickup will be done on Saturday.

 Public Works Operations Hours
All Public Works Operations and Offices (Operations/Resident Services, Cemetery & Engineering) will close on Wednesday, November 27th at 12:30 pm and remain closed through Monday morning, December 2nd at 7:00 a.m.

 DPW Recycle Center (City Yard) Hours
The DPW Recycling Center (City Yard) at 72 Tremont Street will be open for yard waste and recycling drop-off on Wednesday, November 27nd until 2:00pm and closed on Thursday, November 28th for Thanksgiving.

The Recycling Center (City Yard) will reopen on both Friday November 29th  and Saturday November 30th from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm for drop off of yard waste, recyclables (including plastic, glass, paper and cardboard), books, and textiles.

Saturday, December 7th will be our last scheduled Saturday opening. The facility will re-open on Saturdays in April of 2020.

Curbside Yard Waste Collection
There will be no curbside collection of yard waste next week (Thanksgiving week).

The week beginning on Monday December 2nd will be the final scheduled week of  curbside yard waste collection for 2019 . Residents are welcome to bring yard waste down to the City Yard during all open hours of operation throughout the year (except during periods of snow removal).

For more information and questions, please visit our website or call 781-665-0142.


OSHA 10 Training

Members of the DPW and School Department spent Wednesday and Thursday training to get OSHA 10 certified. The 10 hour safety course covers general safety and health hazards for workers.