City of Pawtucket


Mayor Donald R. Grebien

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Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to DPW’s most common questions.

  • Emergency situations such as Hurricanes & Fires
  • On Recycling & Sweeping Program days
  • Snow falling – in effect November 1st thru April 1st (2” and falling)

They are to be put out on your trash day throughout the month of January.

A:  Report the name of the street and pole number to the Highway Department at Ext. 233 or report the incident on SeeClickFix.

During snow storm/ 24-hour coverage from Dec. to April


See this page for transfer hours – if any information is needed call Ext. 233.

The transfer station is closed during storms, emergencies, holidays, and parking bans.

Cemeteries owned by the City of Pawtucket (Oak Grove and Mineral Spring Ave) 7:30 am to 4:00 pm – any information needed call 728-0500 ex. 284 or 302


The program starts from June to September.


The program starts from June to August.

Nights coverage is Monday through Thursday 4:00 pm to 2:00 am & Week end coverage is Friday, Saturday and Sunday ( Friday 4:00 pm to 12:00 am – Saturday & Sunday are 8:00 am to 12:00 am ) call 728-0500 x284 and please leave a message after-hours.

In the event of an emergency, please contact the police. 

Graffiti Hotline- 728-0500 ext. 233.

In the event of an emergency, please contact the police.