Informational Alert | Coronavirus Updates

DPW offices at 147 Hampshire St. are open to the public, by appointment only, Monday through Thursday. Appointments can be made by phone at 617-349-4800 or by email at Individual staff are also available for appointments outside of these hours as needed; please contact the office with the details of your issue, and we will coordinate with the appropriate staff member. Many DPW services can be provided online, and DPW phones are staffed 24/7 to respond to urgent concerns.

Friday 12/4 Trash Collection Moved to Saturday 12/5

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Trash collection normally scheduled for Friday, December 4th will take place on Saturday, December 5th. Recycling and Yard Waste collection will remain on the normal schedule. This move is to accommodate an essential safety training for our employees. 

If your trash is normally collected on Friday, please put trash bins out after 6pm on Friday, December 4th. Report any missed pick ups after 4pm on Saturday at


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