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2021 Fall Leaf Collection—No Parking in Posted Collection Areas

For Immediate Release: 11/16/2021 10:45 am

On Wednesday, November 17, 2021, the DPW&P will begin collecting leaves in Routes 4, 5 and 7 shown in the green shaded areas on the map online at  http://www.worcesterma.gov/streets/fall-leaf-collection.

The upcoming leaf collection area is bounded by Northeast Cutoff, Longmeadow Avenue, Beverly Road, Burncoat Street, East Mountain Street and by West Boylston Street, Salisbury Street, Grove Street and Shore Drive.

Note: Streets around Clark University, Holy Cross College, Worcester State University, and WPI (shaded in grey in the linked map) will be collected on November 26 and 27.

This schedule may change due to the weather or other factors. Additional information and updates to the schedule will be posted in the following locations:

  • The City’s leaf collection website including an updated map of collection areas: http://www.worcesterma.gov/streets/fall-leaf-collection
  • Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterDPW/
  • Twitter: https://twitter.com/worcesterdpw

In addition, sign up for the AlertWorcester notification system to receive a text, email, or phone call with updates for your neighborhood at https://public.coderedweb.com/CNE/en-US/BFC691572170

No Parking Signs will be posted on the streets prior to leaf collection. Leaves may be raked into the gutter beginning on the weekend prior to the date in which leaf collection is slated to begin in your area. Brush and branches will not be collected and should be brought to a drop-off site.

Bagged leaves and brush can be taken to 1065 Millbury Street Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Bagged leaves (no brush) may also be taken to the Chandler Street (across from Foley Stadium) or Clark Street (Near East Mountain St.) drop-off locations on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

The DPW&P will be collecting leaves Monday through Saturday from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, weather permitting.

For questions, please call the DPW&P Customer Service Center at 508-929-1300.

November 16, 2021

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