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  • 10:30 AM, October 21, 2017

    Urban Gardening Series: PRUNING FUNDAMENTALS

    Proper pruning of trees and shrubs improves their health and structure while enhancing their appearance in the landscape. Learn basic pruning principles, how to make proper cuts, when to prune different species, and how to select and maintain tools.

  • 7:00 PM, October 23, 2017

    CANCELLED - Conservation Commission Meeting

    This meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled for a later date.

  • 6:30 PM, October 25, 2017

    St Mary Road Reconstruction Project Community Meeting

    On Wednesday, October 25 from 6:30-8:00 pm, the Community Development Department and the Department of Public Works will be hosting a community meeting in Public Works Department’s conference room located at 147 Hampshire Street.

  • 6:00 PM, October 26, 2017

    City Hall Annex Entry Plaza Accessibility Upgrades Community Meeting

    City staff will be holding a public meeting to discuss accessibility upgrades to the entry plaza at the City Hall Annex located at 344 Broadway.

  • 9:00 AM, November 4, 2017

    Household Hazardous Waste Day

    The City of Cambridge is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste collection day on Saturday, November 4th, from 9am to 1pm in the Volpe Transportation Center off Third St.

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Dept of Public Works

147 Hampshire St
Cambridge MA 02139

Phone:617.349.4800
TDD:617.499.9924

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Friday: 8:30am-12 noon
24 Hour emergency 617.349.4860

RECYCLING CENTER HOURS

Tuesday & Thursday: 4:00pm-7:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm

Owen O'Riordan
Commissioner