Public Works

There will be no changes to the trash and recycling schedule due to Independence Day, July 4th. Enjoy the Holiday! 
  1. COVID-19 Notice on Recycling - Update

    Bulky items/Special pickups will resume the week of June 1, 2020. Yard waste pick up has begun on your scheduled trash day. Household Hazardous Waste Drop Off opening has been delayed until July 7th, 2020. For more information call 617-730-2156 Read on...
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Responsibilities

The Public Works Department is responsible for all endeavors relating to planning, designing, operating, maintaining, and managing public ways, park lands, open space, public grounds, town cemeteries, water distribution systems, sewer collection systems, and the collection and disposal of solid waste. The department also provides engineering support services and motor equipment maintenance services to all town departments.