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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.

  • On Monday, November 27, DPW will begin collecting leaves in the following areas. Please obey all posted No Parking signs. Cars interfering with collection will be ticketed. Brush and branches will not be collected. https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=1JQNsMUHvNOPYOyVL6Qn__sa1ddXpwI_e&ll=42.27546314045975%2C-71.80772960000002&z=12 - View Photo - Fri 11/24/2017 02:30 PM
  • Worcester's trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week due to Thanksgiving. Friday's collection will be on Saturday, Nov. 25th. - Fri 11/24/2017 06:00 AM
  • Worcester's trash and recycling will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week due to Thanksgiving. Thursday's collection will be on Friday, November 24th. - Thu 11/23/2017 07:30 AM
  • Trash and recycling will not be collected on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017. Thursday's collection will be on Friday, November 24, 2017, and Friday's collection will be on Saturday, November 25, 2017. - View Photo - Wed 11/22/2017 07:35 AM
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