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Pittsfield Trash And Recycling Christmas Week Schedule

There will be no trash and recycling pickup on Friday, Dec. 25.

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Residents of Pine Valley Fed Up With Garbage Mess

Now they're dealing with a garbage strewn entryway because of unprotected roll-offs that have been invaded regularly by wildlife.

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Casella Waste Systems Acquires Assets from Republic Services

Republic Services changes its name Tuesday as it becomes part of Casella Waste Systems Inc.

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Pittsfield To Re-examine Downtown Parking Meters

A petition against putting parking meters in the new Columbus Avenue surface lot could trigger a full re-examination of the parking program. Berkshire Nautilus Owner Jim Ramondetta submitted a petition with some 800 signatures of people opposing putting parking meters in the new lot. Ramondetta claims the city had not kept him informed of the move and that meters would hinder his business. He's righting back, calling for 90-minute parking, like he has now, instead.

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Williamstown Elementary Pupils Given Reusable Water Bottles

Williamstown Elementary School pupils learned Friday about where their tap water comes from and where their plastic water bottles go.

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Pittsfield's Latest Trash Proposal Heads to Full Council

The trash talk is expected to return to the City Council. On Monday the Ordinance and Rules Committee completed a massive review of the city's trash collection ordinance. The new proposal would limit the amount of trash a resident can throw away to 64 gallons per week. However, the committee was unable to determine a method of enforcing such rule.

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Latest Proposal Calls For Pittsfield to Limit Trash to 64 Gallons

The Ordinance and Rules Committee continued its review of the trash ordinance Monday night and the newest amendments would restrict residents to 64 gallons of trash per week.

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