Jay J. Fink, P.E., Commissioner
There will be no delay to the collection of trash and recycling in the City of Worcester on Monday, July 5, 2021. Trash and recycling pickup will continue as scheduled and will not be affected by the Independence Day Holiday. The rest of the week will also remain on a normal schedule.
Posted: Friday 07/02/21
Effective July 1, 2021, the hours for Wednesday bulk drop-off at the Residential Drop-off site located at 1065 Millbury St will be extended from 8:30AM to 7:00PM. Previously, Wednesday appointments ended at 2:30pm. The additional four and a half hours should allow for more than 100 additional bulk drop off appointments per week. It is expected this will result in the disposal of more than 400 additional bulk waste items per week.
Posted: Tuesday 06/29/21
The City of Worcester Department of Public Works & Parks has contracted for the application of the herbicide ProcellaCOR to Indian Lake for Thursday, June 24, 2021. We advise all persons to stay out of the water, discontinue boat use and fishing, and keep their pets out of the water for the day of the treatment. We advise all persons to discontinue using water from Indian Lake for irrigation of plants or lawns for one week following the treatment. Beaches will be posted prior to the application.
Posted: Monday 06/21/21
On Wednesday July 28, 2021 the DPW&P Water Division plans to shut down the water lines on Plantation St from Orient St to Emerson St for a water repair between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm. Area residents may experience low water pressure, rusty water, or no water. Customers are...
Posted: Wednesday 07/28/21 8:48 AM
This is an example of recycling placed outside for collection that was not in compliance. As you can see there are non-recyclable items mixed within the bags (Styrofoam food packaging notably). Recycling should also never be placed curbside in plastic bags. Instead, use a...
Posted: Monday 07/26/21 7:54 AM
Posted: Wednesday 07/21/21 4:03 PM
The City is proud to operate three leaf and yard waste drop-off sites for Worcester residents. Please be reminded that the 1065 Millbury Street facility is the only site that accepts loose brush and branches. Yard waste from commercial sources (including landscapers) will not be...
Posted: Wednesday 07/21/21 3:47 PM
The City of Worcester has one pool, two spray parks and four beaches. The City is also home to three state beaches and pools. All sites are open to the public 12 to 7 p.m. everyday during the summer.
The Division of Parks, Recreation & Cemetery maintains and manages a par 72, 18-hole municipal golf course offering City residents and non-City residents alike an exciting and challenging round of golf.
The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.
The City of Worcester offers many opportunities for young people to obtain employment at various levels, from supervisory to staff. Interested candidates should follow the instructions for each opening in order to apply for the position(s) of interest.
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