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Spring Street Sweeping—Parking Ban in Sweeping Area

For Immediate Release: 4/21/2023 4:52 pm

The Street Sweeping Program is designed to collect sand debris—not to collect yard waste.

Do Not Place Leaf or Brush Piles In the Street

Obey posted “No Parking” signs--Violators may be ticketed $50.00 and towed.

Beginning Monday, April 24, 2023, DPW&P will begin residential street sweeping in Routes 9 and 10 shown in the green shaded areas on the map below and online at the following link:

The street sweeping areas in Routes 9 and 10 are bounded by Country Club Boulevard, Lincoln Street, Burncoat Street, North Parkway, Beverly Road, Bates Avenue, Wellesley Avenue, Trinity Avenue, Channing Street, Shaffner Street, Plantation Street, Belmont Street and Lake Avenue North.

Residents in the sweeping area should sweep sidewalk debris into the street. Yard waste must not be placed in the street. Yard Waste will not be collected, and violators may be fined.

The DPW&P sweeps residential side streets from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.

Yard waste facilities are open on Wednesday and Saturdays. 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 5:00 pm. Bagged leaves (no brush) may also be taken to the Chandler Street (across from Foley Stadium) or Clark Street (Near East Mtn. St.) drop-off locations on Wednesdays from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm and Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. 


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