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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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New Brochures from Environmental Affairs!
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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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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

Apply For A Second/Additional Water Meter 
“We Are Currently Updating The Second Meter Process And Are Not Accepting New Applications At This Time ”

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.

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