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Snow plow with sander /salt spreader heads towards DPW shed.

Epic winter empties public works pockets in Tiverton

Epic winter empties public works pockets in Tiverton

TIVERTON — Led by a blizzard for the record books, this winter has blown holes in the Tiverton Department of Public Works’ (DPW) budget for this fiscal year. “That storm Nemo cost the department $90,000, with no reimbursement from the state or the federal government,” DPW Director Stephen Berlucchi said. The overtime account, he said,

Tiverton’s DPW works straight through; trucks disabled

TIVERTON — Crews from Tiverton’s Department of Public Works (DPW) worked straight through clearing roads of snow from Friday morning to about 4 p.m. Sunday, said DPW Director Stephen Berlucchi Monday morning. “It was a dangerous storm,” he said. And while snow plowing isn’t completely finished, he said, “we’ve got everything open.” The next big worry