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Public Works & Parks

The mission of the Department of Public Works and Parks is to maintain the City's water, sewer and street and traffic systems for the protection of the public's safety and to maintain all city parks, playgrounds, beaches and street trees, as well as maintaining the cemetery and public buildings so as to improve the quality of life for all the citizens of Worcester.

The Department of Public Works and Parks endeavors to provide effective street and traffic control maintenance, deliver safe, potable drinking water, proper maintenance at the cemetery, provide well maintained parks and beaches, including a golf course, effective building management oversight and structural expertise, properly dispose of sewage and collect and dispose of residential solid waste efficiently and economically.

DPW&P is here for you all year round, ready to solve your public works problems, direct you, or just answer your questions.

Latest News

The latest news via the City of Worcester DPW&P Facebook Page.

  • Important information from Worcester City Government: CITY GOVERNMENT TO REOPEN WEDNESDAY WITH TWO-HOUR DELAY The city of Worcester will resume normal operations tomorrow, with a two-hour delay for non-essential personnel. City Hall, the Worcester Public Library, and the city departments at Meade Street will open to the public at 11 a.m. Only the main branch of the library will be open tomorrow, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. All other branches and One City, One Library locations will be closed on Wednesday. All scheduled library staff should report to the Main Library. Worcester Senior Center employees should report to work on the same two-hour delay. The Senior Center will be closed to the public. - Tue 01/27/2015 05:50 PM
  • Have you started shoveling? Make sure to shovel smart to avoid injury! - View Photo - Tue 01/27/2015 02:37 PM
  • The visibility during a blizzard is 400 meters or 1/4 mile. If you are out walking today, please be careful! - View Photo - Tue 01/27/2015 01:15 PM
  • Both the MBTA and WRTA suspended operations today due to Winter Storm Juno. - View Photo - Tue 01/27/2015 12:30 PM
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