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Department of Public Works

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May 11, 2015 - 

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Road Construction Schedule
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Mailing Address Office Hours Department Head
Department of Public Works
Newton City Hall, Room 101
1000 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton Centre, MA 02459
(617) 796-1000
 Monday- Friday, 8:30am-5pm
 Tuesday, 8:30am-8pm 

Questions? Comments?
Contact Customer Service  
Jim McGonagle
Commissioner of Department of Public Works

 Locate Your Catch Basin

Please Follow This Link To Find Your Closest Catch Basin.

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Information On An Additional/Second Water Meter.

Customer Service Center 

For questions, comments, and service requests, please click here to visit our online customer support portal or call 311 from your landline or (617) 796-1000 from your cell phone)

Holiday Trash Collection Schedule  

For the holidays below, there will be no collections. Trash and recycling collections will resume the following day, with the remaining collection days on a one-day delay schedule.

Christmas 2014     

Thursday - December 25, 2014

The Official City Holidays in 2015

New Years' Day

Thursday - January 1

Martin Luther King Day

Monday - January 19

Presidents' Day

Monday - February 16

Patriots' Day

Monday - April 20

Memorial Day

Monday - May 25

Independence Day

City Offices closed Fri 7/3, no delay in collection schedule

Labor Day

Monday - September 7

Columbus Day

Monday - October 12

Veterans Day

Wednesday- November 11

Thanksgiving Day

Thursday - November 26


Friday- December 25

New Years' Day 2016

Friday- Jan 1, 2016

DPW Division Directors
For a contact list of the Department Of Public Works division directors, please visit this link