Government Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Public Works Updates Residents on Status of New Trash Contract

Boston Public Works Department liaison Frank O’Brien updated residents on trash policies in the North End with an emphasis on options being considered as part of the new trash contract set to go into effect on July 1, 2014. Special assistant to the Mayor, Stephen Passacantilli, was also on hand to answer questions. Two haulers, Read More…

Government Health & Environment

Residents Testify for Same Day Trash Pickup at Boston City Council [Video]

A large crowd of North End and Downtown Boston residents appeared at this week’s Boston City Council public hearing to support “Same Day Trash Pickup.” But, Public Works officials estimate the change would increase the city’s trash pickup costs by approximately $5 million (from $7 million to $12 million) and it’s not clear whether city Read More…

Health & Environment

Same Day Trash Pickup Petition Brings Over 700 Signatures to City Hall

On Thursday at City Hall, Toni Gilardi presented City Councilor Sal LaMattina with a petition to keep overnight trash off the streets. On the petition are 738 signatures of North End and Waterfront residents supporting “Same day trash pick-up” and proposing that trash never be put out on the street overnight. Residents would then be Read More…

Health & Environment

Last Week for the “Same Day Pickup” Trash Petition

Last week to sign the “Same day pickup” trash petition. If you haven’t signed the petition circulating to change the North End /Waterfront trash pickup you have one week left. This petition is time sensitive since the Trash Collector’s contract with the City of Boston is due to expire in 2014! We have a unique Read More…