Transfer station, yard waste facility open by appointment only
Please click the logo above to book an appointment.
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
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.