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                                 DPW DIVISIONS

Solid Waste (Trash & Recycling)

The Solid Waste Division of the DPW has two key areas of responsibility: oversight of curbside collection and disposal of both trash and recyclables for the town and management of both the yard waste / composting site and the transfer station. Republic Services is contracted out by the town to provide curbside pickup of recyclables and trash. DPW staff manage the compost site and transfer station.              


The Highway Division of the DPW provides residents with a safe and comprehensive public works infrastructure throughout town. Division responsibilities include:

  • Adopt An Island Program
  • DPW vehicle repair and maintenance
  • Drainage and sewer system maintenance and oversight
  • Highway and bridge maintenance and improvement
  • Roads
  • Tree work and oversight

To report a sewer backup or overflow, please call 413-538-5033


The Parks Division of the DPW is based primarily in the big white barn next to the high school field. The division provides groundskeeping for a variety of town properties which include town hall, the town common, Beachgrounds Park, and Canal Park among many others. 

Water Pollution Control

The Water Pollution Control Division of the DPW provides oversight, management and / or treatment of the various types of "dirty waters" generated within the town. This includes the regulation and oversight of commercial and industrial wastewaters to protect both the treatment plant and our natural resources.

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