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Resident Guide

Welcome to the City of Worcester Resident Guide! Here you can quickly find our most popular information and resources listed below:

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Construction Activity

View a list of scheduled construction related activity for resurfacing, water and sewer work city-wide. Motorists are advised that there will be traffic delays at these locations.

Dog Licenses Issued April 1 - May 31

Licenses are issued each year, expiring on March 31. The renewal period for said licenses begins April 1 and goes until May 31. Licenses renewed after the renewal period may be subject to a late fee.

Green Hill Golf Course

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.

Household Hazardous Waste Day

The City of Worcester holds drop-off days specifically for household hazardous waste. Household hazardous waste drop-off is by appointment only. We will only accept waste from Worcester residents and proof of residency is required.

Leaf & Yard Waste Drop-Off Sites Open

The Worcester Public Works Department operates three yard waste drop-off sites for all Worcester residents, open April through November.

Public Auctions

The Treasurer & Collector of Taxes periodically holds public auctions for land and/or property that fits into one of three categories; Tax Foreclosure, Tax Collector's Deed Sale and Tax Lien Assignment Sale. All public notices, registration forms, property listings and related content is subject to change and should be checked periodically for updates.

Seasonal Employment

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.

Spring Street Sweeping

DPW&P will sweep arterial streets from 11:30 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and residential streets from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning April 4.

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Boards & Comissions

One of the duties of the City Manager as Chief Executive Officer of the City of Worcester is to appoint members of municipal boards, commissions, and advisory committees. In some cases the nominated appointees must have their nominations approved by vote of the Worcester City Council.

All residents committed to preserving the vitality of our democratic institutions are urged to volunteer their services to one of these local government agencies whose effective operations depend so heavily upon enlightened citizen participation.

Boards & Commissions

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