Find out when your street or sidewalk might be reconstructed, and how the City prioritizes reconstruction efforts by visiting the Five Year Street and Sidewalk Plan. Learn more.
Learn about trash and recycling services, drop off options, yard waste, household hazardous waste disposal, schedules and routes, and how to "Get Rid of It Right".
Learn about construction activity going on throughout the city and get detailed information about construction projects.
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In observance of the Patriots’ Day Holiday on Monday, April 17th, there will be no trash or recycling pickup in Cambridge and no street cleaning.
Four DPW employees who demonstrated exemplary work performance will be recognized with the presentation of the "Commissioner's Award for Outstanding Performance" at a ceremony on Wednesday, May 24th.
This notice is required by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) as an annual update on the progress of Combined Sewer Overflow (CSO) control measures to improve the water quality of Alewife Brook. You are receiving this notice because your property lies within the extended 100-year floodplain of Alewife Brook as established and currently in effect by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
As the 2017 spring season approaches, several DPW services are scheduled to resume in Cambridge.
Four Cambridge Department of Public Works (DPW) employees were honored with the Ruth and Carl F. Barron Family Achievement Award for the third and fourth quarters of 2016 on March 8, 2017.
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