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What is the Telephone Number for E.L Harvey (Trash/Recycling/Bulk Pickup)?
Trash and Recycling will be delayed by one day during the following weeks with Monday holidays: September 5, 2016 and May 29, 2017.
Trash and Recycling will also be delayed by one day after the following midweek holidays: November 24, 2016 (Thanksgiving Day), December 25, 2016 (Christmas Day) and January 1, 2017 (New Year's Day).
Effective July 1, 2016 - Automated Trash and Recycling Collection
The Town converted to automated curbside trash and recycling collection. Carts were provided to all households eligible for service. Residents received a blue 96 gallon wheeled cart for recycling and a black 35 gallon wheeled cart for trash.
Due to efficiencies created utilizing automated collection, this will result in an increased level of service and a projected cost savings of over $ 700,000.00.
All trash and recyclables intended for curbside collection must be properly placed in the provided wheeled carts. Trash is collected weekly on your normally scheduled day. Trash intended for collection must be properly placed curbside by 7 AM and placed in the official Town provided black 35 gallon wheeled cart or in the official Pay-As-You-Throw (PAYT) purple bags. Trash placed in any other manner will not be collected.
Recycling collection occurs on a bi-weekly schedule on your currently scheduled collection day. All eligible households are collected during the same week. Recycling intended for collection must be properly placed curbside by 7 AM inside the Town provided blue 96 gallon wheeled cart. Additional wheeled recycling carts may be placed for collection. Additional carts must be the Town's official cart or properly labelled as recycling. If it is not an official Town cart, it must be compatible with the automated collection equipment to receive service. Additional Recycling carts are available for purchase through the Town (call 508-384-5477 for further information).
Bulky and hard to manage wastes (TVs, mattresses, refrigerators, ACs, furniture, etc.) are collected by appointment only. Eligible households may utilize this service up to once per month (call the # above).
All inquiries on the trash/recycling program should be directed to the Department of Public Works at 508-384-5477.
Where Can I Buy Purple Trash Bags?
Bags are available at Cataldo's Hardware - Cumberland Farms - Mobil Service Center, South Street - Shaw's and Big Y in Franklin - Stop & Shop in Franklin, Foxboro and Plainville. Purple trash bags are not available at Town Hall. Click here for more information on general Trash and Recycling information.
Where Can I Buy an Extra Recycling Bin?
Recycling bins can be purchased through the Department of Public Works. Call (508) 384-5477 for more information.
What are the Hours of the Brush Dump (at the DPW)?
Resident Sticker Required.
Saturdays (1st and 3rd of each month) - April - November (weather permitting) - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
DPW Brush Dump Winter Hours - September 6, 2016 through April 24, 2017
Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (gates close at 3:00 p.m.)
DPW Brush Dump Summer Hours - April 25, 2016 through September 1, 2016
Monday - Thursday 7:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. (gates close at 5:00 p.m.)
What are the Requirements to Cut Down a Street Tree in Front of My House?
It is illegal and a violation of Mass. General Law to damage or cut down any municipal shade tree. There are additional regulations against removal of shade trees on scenic roads. Please contact the Office of the Tree Warden at (508) 384-5477 should you wish to see the removal of any municipal shade tree. There is a legal petitioning process that MUST be followed.
What are Town Hall Hours?
Monday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday - 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday - 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon
It is recommended that you call the office that you have business with in advance as some offices are only staffed part-time. All Town Offices will be closed on the following holidays: January 18th, February 15th, April 18th, May 30th, September 5th, October 10th, November 11th, November 24th, and December 25th.
Can I Make Payments On-Line?
Click here to link to the On-Line Payment Screen (real estate and personal property taxes, vital records, dog licenses, and Recreation Programs.
What Town Office Sells Dog Licenses?
Dog Licenses for 2016 are available at the Town Clerk's office. An up to date rabies certificate is required. You can find the application form on the Town Clerk's webpage.
Where Do I Go for a Lake Pearl Parking Permit (View the Lake Pearl Boat Landing Rules and Regulations and the New Boat Launch Ramp)
Lake Pearl Boat Landing Stickers are available at the Board of Selectmen's office. Wrentham residents $40.00/$20.00 (for 60 and over), non-residents - $65.00. Access to Boat Landing for pleasure boating is restricted to residents only. Non-residents are only allowed to fish. Applications require name, address, birth year, telephone number, valid driver's license, and boat registration. Non-residents must present a valid 2016 fishing license.