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Bristol's DPW crews pick up trash along Thames Street, a job that will stay with town employees for now.

Bristol trash to remain with DPW

Bristol trash to remain with DPW

  The town’s department of public works will continue to collect trash in Bristol and privatization will not be considered at least for another year. That decision came even after the Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council, an independent, non-partisan public policy research and education organization that looks to promote efficiencies in government, recommended otherwise. “If

Bristol DPW workers could lose trash duties if town decides to use private company.

Bristol union rep wants town to view trash duties from clear perspective

With the new year and a new town council, there could come a renewed interest in looking at the issue of privatization of trash collection in town. Recently, the Rhode Island Public Expenditures Council, a non-profit group that measures efficiencies in municipal operations, presented a study of Bristol’s department of public works and suggested the

Bristol offers residents trash amnesty

The town of Bristol is offering residents an opportunity to dispose of up to 200 pounds of household trash and unwanted items at no cost. On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Bristol residents who have proof of residency will be allowed to drop off items at the town transfer station. Items,